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Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program—ranger locations

K'gari (Fraser Island)

K'gari (Fraser Island)

Host organisation
Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation
Achievements

The rangers will undertake a mix of the activities across areas of Butchulla country including, K'gari, Great Sandy Strait, Fraser Coast Regional Council and Gympie Regional Council areas - which includes reserves, unallocated state land, private property, national parks and recreational areas. Through on country surveying, rangers will work with knowledge holders and elders to identify and record sites and findings in a cultural database.

  • Fire Management - participating in fire research, training, communication and management and undertaking traditional fire-stick burning.
  • Traditional management of marine resources, including but not limited to: dugong, marine turtles, mullet, tailor, and shellfish.
  • Interact with the high flow of tourists that regularly visit K'gari.
  • Rangers will also work closely with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service to preserve conservation and cultural values on K’gari and the local area.

Contact

Host
Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation
Phone
(07) 4125 6128
Address
1/3 Southern Cross Circuit, Urangan QLD 4655
Email
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
24 September 2019
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