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Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger program—ranger locations

Olkola

Olkola

Host organisation
Olkola Aboriginal Corporation
Achievements

The Olkola Aboriginal Corporation currently owns and manages over 800,000 hectares of Olkola Traditional lands in Central Cape York. The estate includes Aboriginal Freehold, Nature Reserves and jointly managed National Park CYPAL. The Corporation is involved in land management activities including fire management, weed management, feral animal control, fencing, endangered animal conservation projects, particularly the golden shouldered parrot and water monitoring.

  • Rangers will protect and promote environmental and cultural values of country through undertaking weed and feral animal management and mapping over all Olkola Lands, and collation of invasive species information.
  • Through on country surveying, rangers will work with knowledge holders and elders to identify and record sites and findings in a cultural database.
  • Knowledge transfer and community engagement will be increased and enhanced through on country camps to connect Olkola people with work on country as well as update the community and Traditional Owners on the work the rangers are undertaking.
  • Rangers will also work with Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and adjacent landholders to undertake joint land management activities including weed and feral animal control and fire management.

Contact

Host
Olkola Aboriginal Corporation
Phone
(07) 4041 0492
Address
Level 2, 143 Buchan Street, Bungalow QLD 4870
PO Box 523, Westcourt QLD 4870
Website
www.olkola.com.au
Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
24 September 2019
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