TRaCK: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

Science and knowledge that governments, communities, industries for sustainable use of Australia's tropical rivers and estuaries

3.1 Indigenous engagement and participation

Title3.1 Indigenous engagement and participation
Publication TypePresentation
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMackenzie, J
KeywordsIndigenous engagment, participation, water planning

This module looks at how the requirements for Indigenous participation and the protection of Indigenous values in the water planning process have been implemented across north Australia. It shows some of the ways Indigenous communities and Traditional Owners have been engaged by government, with a particular focus on the north jurisdictions. It also identifies those areas where improvements in Indigenous engagement have been proposed by the National Water Commission.