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Protecting Nature for All of Us: The environmental benefits delivered by Australia’s Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous rangers
Social return on investment analysis of five Indigenous Protected Areas
Healthy country, healthy people: the relationship between Indigenous health status and “caring for country”

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Protecting Nature for All of Us: The environmental benefits delivered by Australia’s Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous rangers

This report brings together case studies of Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous rangers, finding that these programs protect nature for the benefit of all Australians. The case studies include examples of how Indigenous land and sea management can improve the environment both a local and national scale.

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Social return on investment analysis of five Indigenous Protected Areas

Analysis into the social return on investment of Indigenous Protected Areas in four corners of Australia have demonstrated the incredible value of Indigenous land and sea management programs on environmental, social and cultural outcomes.

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Assessment of the social outcomes of the Working on Country program

This assessment found that the social outcomes of Working on Country are diverse, wide-ranging and interconnected and can be categorised according to health and wellbeing, economic, cultural and educational outcomes for the individual rangers, their families and communities.

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Respecting culture and country - Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia: The first 15 years

This book is a tribute by the Australian Government to the work of Indigenous communities managing land and sea country. 

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