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2 Acknowledgements Traditional Owners of the land and adjoining sea country Traditional Owners of the land and adjoining sea country Community members Community members Natural Resource Management organisations, land and sea managers, representatives from State and Commonwealth agencies Natural Resource Management organisations, land and sea managers, representatives from State and Commonwealth agencies

3 Presentation will cover: What are some of the learning's? What are some of the learning's?

4 What is it about? Introduces people to a basic blend of local Indigenous knowledge Introduces people to a basic blend of local Indigenous knowledge and western science understandings of country delivered by and western science understandings of country delivered by Traditional Owners and partners Traditional Owners and partners

5 Who supports it?

6 Who can be involved?

7 Why is it needed?

8 How long does it take? It involves : Structured tasks Structured tasks Mentor support Mentor support Structured presentations Structured presentations

9 Native Title Rights and the right to take for cultural purposes Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreements (TUMRA) as a means of maintaining sustainability Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreements (TUMRA) as a means of maintaining sustainability Impacts of development and human activities on country Impacts of development and human activities on country Identification of flora and fauna and its traditional use Identification of flora and fauna and its traditional use Key indicators in the seasonal cycles of land and sea country Key indicators in the seasonal cycles of land and sea country Land and sea country boundaries The role of the Ranger (Community, QPWS, GBRMPA Inspector) The role of community and GBRMPA in managing compliance Managing compliance Shared caring for country messages Protocols and sensitivities when addressing TO's and elders Accessing the knowledge of elders The role of TO's and elders in maintaining culture and links to country Interpreting the environment through all senses The significance of country to community and culture The significance of country to community and culture What are some of the topics?

10 Some of the learning’s By the conclusion of SAP participants will be able to describe/apply: Boundaries of country that is under custodianship of the local community Sensory learning techniques –’getting to know country and place’ Local patterns of the seasons Key seasonal indicators for both land and sea country Key species and their link to cultural values The role of community, TO's, elders, and custodians in caring for country The role of the TUMRA in protecting the values of sea country The concept of compliance as a key strategy for caring for country The role of Community Rangers, GBRMPA, QPWS and Queensland Fisheries Officers in caring for country

11 Benefits Provides examples of leadership through local mentors Increases public awareness of local Indigenous knowledge, values and people Increases public awareness of local Indigenous knowledge, values and people Complements existing programs and land/sea management activities Complements existing programs and land/sea management activities Non-confrontational, an alternative approach with connecting communities through Indigenous environmental education Non-confrontational, an alternative approach with connecting communities through Indigenous environmental education Exposure to local natural and cultural resource management

12 Where to from here? The development of SAP as a toolkit for TO's to use The development of SAP as a toolkit for TO's to use Transference for TO's Transference for TO's Feel the process - visualise it in action Feel the process - visualise it in action Assist with the planning and preparation of SAP within their areas (as required) Assist with the planning and preparation of SAP within their areas (as required)

13 Malcolm Mann Project Manager - Reef Rescue Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 130 Victoria Parade, PO Box 301 Rockhampton QLD, Australia 4700 Phone: (07) Fax: (07) Mobile: For further enquiries contact:

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