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Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program—ranger locations

Cairns-Port Douglas

Cairns-Port Douglas

Host organisation
Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation

The Yirrganydji Land and Sea rangers care for the cultural values of Yirrganydji country between Cairns and Port Douglas, for the benefit of current and future generations. Key activities include:

  • Management of sea country in accordance with the Yirrkanji Sea Country plan, through sea patrols, reef monitoring, beach clean-ups and documenting of fish kills and illegal fishing and poaching activities
  • Fire management, protection of threatened species and their habitats, pest plant and feral animal management, and cultural heritage management
  • Recording and passing on of traditional knowledge through visits to country and back to country camps
  • Together with partner organisations, delivery of community education programs aimed at increasing understanding about threats to sea country and measures to avoid or minimise these threats.


Dawul Wuru Aboriginal Corporation
Shop 2/194 Spence Street, PO Box 916, Bungalow QLD 4870
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Last updated
11 September 2021
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