Biodiversity & Indigenous knowledge, language, empowerment & culture are my top two 'vote switcher' issues. Every election, I write to all candidates... show all

Edwina Barton

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
IPAs and the Ranger programs are so much more than conservation and employment, they achieve truly wholistic outcomes. They are solid ground... show all

Kurt Sutton

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
What a wonderful way to care for this land and provide jobs for those who really care about it, and have deep... show all

Jennie Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
These Guys are doing a fantastic job and with their knowledge of the country and countryside it would be remiss of us... show all
Mark

mark davies

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
As an active Cfa member, I see Indigenous Rangers as the obvious path to travel in managing fuel loads and wildfire. Give... show all

Ian Wicks

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This program is vital because not only does it employ people who have a long history of caring for country, it empowers... show all

Kirsty Dixon

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
We need to combine Aboriginal knowledge with conventional science and technology to save precious animals, like the Mala and Partridge Pigeon, through... show all
Michael

Michael Norris

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous men and women best placed conservationists of country . Like everyone else work brings dignity. Generationally. A no brainer .

Helen Hopkins

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Great to see the pride in Rangers looking after country in such important and meaningful work.

Bruce Moffat

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
As a non-Indigenous Australian, it's important to me that the Indigenous people of this land are at the front and centre of... show all

Gretchen Young

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I felt privileged to be able to spend a week working with the rangers. I was deeply humbled by the connection they... show all

Tom de Souza

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Getting Traditional Owners onto country is vital to the health of natural resources of that area, and vital to the health of... show all
Huey

Huey Benjamin

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This program is truly amazing - what better way to value, respect and support Indigenous communities than to support rangers?! By taking... show all

Willhemina Wahlin

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Our country, our rights, our environment, our place, what we give is what we have. Be true to ourselves? Be honest, trust... show all

Elizabeth Vajtauer

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This land has been protected by Aboriginal peoples for tens of thousands of years, lets ensure this rich culture and knowledge is... show all

Keshni Thaver

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
Help our Mob. This land deserves to be watched over by it's soulmates.

Simone Cameron

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
More indigenous perspective on land management would have extremely positive outcomes not only for biodiversity, but the sustainability and well being of... show all

Joe Dabron

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We sure do, Indigenous people managed country for 60,000 + plus years without the mass extinctions on flora and fauna as we... show all

Tazmin Duggan

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Have just returned from the amazing NT with greatest respect to the indigenous rangers elders and families there. Mr Milton Dick (I'm... show all
Jane

Jane Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Rangers are the Best and Only continuously successful Federal Aboriginal Programme going! It makes sense, Aboriginal Rangers are the Cultural Heritage... show all

Carol Morrison Logan

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Indigenous ranger programs enable people return to country and themselves... strong again in spirit and body. show all

Maria Tennant

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Our indigenous brothers and sisters know this land better than most. They respect it. We need more indigenous rangers who know and... show all

Stephen Boyle

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I've seen the indigenous rangers a number of locations in Quensland and the Northern Territory. Without exception they were knowledgeable and interested... show all

Lawrence Cremin

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I believe that before white settlment, & all the depravities associated, our land was cared for & genuinely, loved. No mining, definitely... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Queensland
Indigenous rangers have both a cultural and spiritual connection with the land they care for. Through that, I believe they will encourage... show all

Dulcie Tolcher

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous people need to be part of the land. This is their traditions to protect the land. Ww can learn from the... show all

Carolyn Packer

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I support all jobs for Indigenous communities, as I grew up in a Indigenous community in FNQ. I myself am not Indigenous,... show all

Rosalie Morris

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
When travelling along the CSR in May we came across a large group of Indigenous Rangers. They checked our permits and share... show all

Gail Rosemond

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We the Aboriginal peoples of this land are the custodians I believe also employing parking rangers and aboriginal Air Marshall's will give... show all

Helen McIntosh

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Aboriginals were raised on the land and no-one would make better rangers. The job was made for them

Karen Angus

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We value the work that you do in this vital and necessary Natural cause. We would like to encourage and support Indigenous... show all
Rensche

Rensche Schep

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Who better to look after the land than your people who have been doing it for thousans of years

Gaye Johnson

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
You are all wonderful people and do a wonderful job.Keep up the wonderful work Love your Country

Glennis Whitney

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Necessary for the good nurture of the land, but also the land care-givers in these programs

Kathy Cosgrove

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I have experienced the expertise of rangers from Aboriginal communities across Australia and they add to the preservation and respect for country... show all

Robert Rimmer

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
My GrandFather was an Indiginous Stockman and he tought me the value of our Country

Joy Cason

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because I am Aboriginal, and I miss being on the land and taking care of Mother earth {Australia]

Joy Cason

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
They are the original Australians. They know country and how to care for it in a sustainable way. We are not caring... show all
Barbara

Barbara Pecze

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
ITS our country and we need to care for it and hopefully get it back to how it was pre invasion..

Tracey Onus

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It is, and has always been, their country and they should have the deepest understanding of the ways to look after it.... show all

John Laffin

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Supporting this program means supporting people, supporting our country, supporting culture and without that what do we really have left?
Nicole

Country Needs People Supporter

Northern Territory
It is their country and they understand how it works

Judy Holmes

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Growing up I've always loved being outdoors especially the bush and to have the chance to learn about the country I'm living... show all

Birtha Chambers

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I see Country Needs People as the future of our culture across the country and support any action in this direction. I... show all

Paul Payten

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This country has always be looked after by the first people as they have held the knowledge, love and integrity for this... show all

Sherridan Green

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous people have had to deal with so much - displacement, loss of land and culture. By providing them with employment within... show all

Angela S

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support this program as the only way we will be able to protect preserve maintain and rehabilitate this land is with... show all

Frances Law

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We need the extensive knowledge of managing our ancient fire prone landscape which indigenous people have. They have accumulated and refined this... show all

Elizabeth Mackey

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This is a hugely important program to connect people to their country and to give back some of the dignity stolen since... show all

Leonie Seaton

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Here's to Ranger programs that have created their own authentic tourism experiences, generating employment, community income and unforgettable memories for visitors and... show all

Russell Boswell

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Rangers do a great job, unseen by most Australians. These are the people who can best understand the land and its... show all

Wendy Gibson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Here in East Gippsland, I have seen the work & pride in their work. It gives them a reason to get up... show all

Jenni Walsh

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I have heard good results and benefits are coming out of the ranger program for young and the elder folk and would... show all

Johnny Rodd

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Because they own the land and we all need to respect that. The first Australians have managed this land for thousands of... show all

Angii Higgins

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The country needs to be looked after by people who understand it and its needs

Dianne Craig

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I support Indigenous Rangers because it makes sense to employ the most qualified land managers in the country to look after country!... show all

Daniel Garcia

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I support Indigenous rangers & protected areas because it is what makes Australia unique and beautiful. Indigenous rangers have the right to... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
This should be a 'no-brainer'! Supporting Aboriginal people to care for and be on country is a smart way to preserve and... show all

Aden Ridgeway

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This program is a 'no-brainer' The benefits not only reward communities now but also have a respectful compounding effect on our community... show all

Tim Fisher

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
They know best how to protect Australian flora & fauna,

Elizabeth Panczyna

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Country is Life for the aboriginal people. To empower them to care for the land and to nurture it brings their people... show all
Julie

Julie Ades

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support this project as the indigenous rangers are the people that know this land better than most people.

lily zanrosso

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I am extremely proud of the Rangers. There are none more suitable to manage their ancient lands and recuperate those which have... show all

Les Couzens

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Supporting a valuable program as Indigenous Rangers, shouldn't need petitions. The stories from the people on this website are inspiring and I'm... show all

Jane Miles

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Far and away they have been looking after their country, for millennia. It is there role by nature to continue to so.... show all

Rob McCammon

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We can't trust pollies who keep selling off mining and farming "rights". This land flourished under the management of her first people.... show all

Janalie Besoff

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I have only just joined this campaign and have not gathered my thoughts well enough to express my thoughts. I will but... show all

Sally Alves

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The most fantastic project in many years. As an author of Australian books I am barracking for the indigenous rangers program. Youth... show all

Larry Campbell

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
This makes total sense to appoint people who actually have empathy with this land. Most of us find it hard to understand... show all

Chris Egginton

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
It's time to listen to and learn from the 40,000 + years of accumulated Aboriginal knowledge about how to care for the... show all

Sandra Adams

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
For far to long white Australia has not been educated in traditional indigenous ways, we have lost so much knowledge of this... show all
Phillip

Phill Rookes

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The land is our home. Aboriginals are the native caretakers with an understanding of the environment far surpassing that of non-indigenous people.... show all

Simon McMillan

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Meaningful work creates happy communities.

Pat Law

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Rangers...its a no brainer...perfect job as they care for country & and can teach us white mob so much about the... show all

Robert Wendy Cameron

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support Indigenous Rangers because they have the connection to country which is total respect for the Earth and themselves. it is... show all

Francine Dessaix

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It is healthy, wise, noble and magnanimous choice to support the original people of this land and to care for the natural... show all

Gabriel Shepperd

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Protecting and understanding the natural environment is extremely important and who better to do this that Indigenous Rangers, who have generations of... show all

Jacky Dixon

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Only by listening to our indigenous people can I really begin to read, hear, see and understand the land I live on,... show all

Beverley Phillips

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This program is ideally suited to Indigenous people and brings to the fore their own strengths, talents and passion. Not only were... show all
Gill

Gill Payne

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
They are the FIRST people of Australia and they know more than anyone how to protect this unique and fragile eco system.... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
Because this has been from a long long time THERE country !

Martine Pamo Canneel

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous peoples have worked in harmony with the land for thousands of years. It's time we honoured their knowledge, wisdom and their... show all

Sarah Mcglade

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
They are the best at caring for this great land as they have done so for much longer than the white man.... show all

Michelle Davis

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
So many reasons! Staying connected to country helps Aboriginal stay strong and maintains culture across the generations. A well resourced ranger system... show all

Daphne Habibis

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
In 2003, I was fortunate to visit Kakadu National Park that traditional land owner, โ€˜Big Billโ€™ Neidjie had been instrumental in securing... show all

Anna Scheer

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
How could this not be a great idea. This brings real opportunity, hope, purpose and ticks the economic box, its win win.... show all

Catriona Kucks

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We all need self-respect and for many indigenous people this is a natural way to earn it - living on Country, protecting... show all

Jeanette Dickens

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I think is a brilliant program, that is addressing what is being asked for by indigenous Australians: connection with land and culture... show all

Charlotte Davis

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The indigenous ranger program makes my heart sing. Indigenous people caring for our incredible country, communities with hope, respect and a future.... show all

Gae Constable

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I really appreciate and value the work of indigenous rangers!! Well done to you all. I fully support an expansion of this... show all

Susan Kozianski

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We need these indigenous Rangers to look after country they know it best

Brian Knowles

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Because NO ONE knows OZ as well as ABORIGINES DO!

Alan Burke

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This is just how it should be, the people who know the land, are connected to it on a deep and spiritual... show all

Felicity White

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because it's about time the indigenous people got more recognition in these areas and their the best people for this kind of... show all

Christopher J Bartlett

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
All of us non-indigenous Australians - have the chance to support our indigenous people whom we should be proud of for their... show all
Mark

Mark Morrison

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Australia' indigenous people deserve to have their links to the land recognised, celebrated and supported in practical ways. Being a ranger allows... show all

Helen Esmond

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It's so good for the people and the land! Let's roll this out!

James Henry

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
i sadly cannot support financially..i myself have a background through great ,grandmother (mums side)aboriginal,and on dads side torres strait islander..this is Australia... show all

debbie charleston

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Both ways learning! We have much to learn from our many beautiful indigineous language groups! These people have true passion for the... show all

Gemma Dore

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I am pleased to read this email and I support the indigenous Rangers wholeheartedly

Jackie Von magius

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Such a positive program with proven benefits in many areas. Please support indigenous rangers into the future. All Australians need this country... show all

Cheryl DeCoite

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This is the true heart and history of our wonderful country and it is essential it is preserved. How wonderful to have... show all

Judith Westaway

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
This is a great idea. The more we can help our people reconnect with the our land the more we can connect... show all

Nat Love

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Any protected area needs rangers to help maintain it . Traditionally Aboriginal land needs Aboriginal Rangers especially, for their knowledge and experience... show all

Diana Collier

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I come from Argentina and have lived in this beautiful country for over 5 years. Latin America and Australia have the responsibility... show all

Cecilia King

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Employing more indigenous rangers will be good for our entire country, indigenous and non-indigenous alike. Jobs like this will give indigenous people... show all
Joan

Joan Apthorp

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous rangers are connected, they have knowledge and the people of Australia need to learn from the ancient keepers of this land.... show all

Janis Copping

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
These people know what they are talking about. Anything that supports people and the environment is worth putting funding into. This scheme... show all
Leonie

Leonie Hobbs

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
The right person for the job is always the most qualified...the enormous wealth of intelligence, knowledge and wisdom of Indigenous Australians is... show all
Elizabeth

Liz Noble

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
There is no one better equipped to protect the Australian Nature than it's original people. I know this and have felt it... show all

janet maggs

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It makes sense to me that the people who have the greatest connection to the land and area have responsibility to care... show all

Simone Siracusa

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Give the jobs to the experts and create jobs where there are none. Aboriginal People know what the country needs.

Leah Colman

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
We all need these rangers to look after our land and animals. After 40 thousand years plus, this land was in pristine... show all

Jan Watson

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Aboriginal people have been caretakers of the land for tens of thousands of years. They have the knowledge to combine with modern... show all

Vicki McLauchlan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Who better than indigenous Australians to continue to care for country. They have thousands of years of experience

Anna Cooper

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It seems logical to have indigenous pepole to care for the land. They understand it better than anyone else. Their hearts are... show all

Robyn Jefferson

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Who else knows the land and animals better. They are joined in their souls. Please make the right decision or our land... show all

Laraine Dole

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Natural areas are vital for mental health, rest and relaxation for everybody. Protected areas, national parks are repositories for animals, plants and... show all

Bodil Conroy

Country Needs People Supporter
Northern Territory
Simply because this land belongs to the "indigenous" people. Whatever it takes to ensure that us (the invaders) do not destroy or... show all

Julie Lindur

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
40 000+ years of experience is a damn good resume, the sort of record any employer would not be able to ignore.... show all

Duncan Stitfold

Country Needs People Supporter
Northern Territory
SAVE BILLIONS by creating satisfying jobs, cutting alcoholism, prison numbers and suicide rates. SAVE BILLIONS by reducing BUSHFIRES nationwide.
Rachel

Rachel Matthews

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
They are the best people for the job they have looked after this land for a long time and proven their worth... show all

Rex Tunbridge

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because we have a very poor record of caring for and protecting our wildlife from harm, or worse still extinction. Who better... show all
Joan

Joan Spittle

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Wonderful to see rangers continuing to protect and nurture their country. The on-country school shows it's possible to have the best of... show all

Barbara Elliott

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because our country needs it's original inhabitants to connect with it and help manage it. It gives value to the aboriginal history... show all
Maree

Maree Barron

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
There is no one better to look after the environment and landscape than the people who are culturally connected to these places.... show all

Bert Jenkins

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This programme is working and it is a brilliant long term solution. More of them, and really long contracts. As a tax... show all

Sharnee RUtherford

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Protecting these lands and entrusting our first nations with their care is best policy for everyone.

Elizabeth Heckenberg

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous Rangers not only are helping all Australians with the work they do on country, protecting the environment, but they also work... show all

Margot Ford

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
They belong to that particular part of the country and therefore are best placed to use their knowledge of that part of... show all

fay allison - dunleavy

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
This is a fantastic program - good for people and good for country.

Elspeth Nelson

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Its an inspiring organisation which is proudly actioning care for the Australian landscape.

Marie Gibson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Good for the people and good for the country.

Marilyn Luchetti

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This land needs its Indigenous people to care for it because they know it - and us white fellas obviously don't have... show all

Karen Tomlinson

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Who better to look after this land than the people who have lived here for thousands of generations. They have the knowledge,... show all

Jillian Van

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This is the very best thing I've seen in a long time regarding our country and our indigenous people. Please support this... show all

Kaye Bonato

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This is a program which works because Indigenous people are in charge and working in both traditional and modern ways. It should... show all

Sylvia Rapley

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
On a recent visit to Darwin I was disappointed to see few Aboriginals employed as rangers. They can do this job better... show all

Marcia Eagleston

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
"If it aint broke, don't fix it". Aboriginal people have a 40,000 year track record of looking after the land so the... show all

ADRIENNE CHALADA

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
This country needs to be cared for and preserved for future generations and who better than the people who have been caring... show all

Diane Laurie

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
The indigenous have always cared for and protected Australia, we need to keep them employed as caretakers because they know Australia better... show all

Marilyn Rock

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This is a moral issue of giving respect where it is due. If we had listened and learnt instead of not then... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
I saw this story on the Project and immediately thought what a perfect way to marry people and country together to produce... show all

Maddi Hegarty

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
To keep verbal knowledge passing through to all generations. Local indigenous people understand country better than anyone else. Job opportunities & pride... show all

Terese Byrne

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Our Indigenous people are the experts and custodians of the land. Land is their spirit and provider; they its protector. They are... show all

Maree Littlefield

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Australian Rangers are thought from an early age how to understand the land and the climate changes and how best to... show all
Terzina

Terzina Spina

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Health comes from country. When Indigenous peoples are caring for their country they regain their place in society. Governments MUST listen to... show all

Janice Glass

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The Original Keepers of the Land are the BEST ones to be taking care of the land now. Nobody knows the land... show all

Sue Clayton

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I think this is a great program that has so many reasons for being such a positive impact for our indigenous people... show all

Tiani Hombsch

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The First Australians caring for their land can teach all Australians. Such an ancient culture should be allowed to thrive and prosper... show all
Aaron

Aaron Regan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Think about it... if sustainable, long-term commitment to Aboriginal ranger programs were implemented all over the nation we'd see less bush fires,... show all

Theresa Paterson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I was born in Australia and believe that the gatekeepers to our land are the ones that truly care about it. Using... show all
Jessica

Jessica Lee

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
their country, their heritage, their knowledge

Edward Kleingeerts

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
We live in the Anthropocene- we must learn to live with our landscapes or risk not living at all. Indigenous people understand... show all
Joshua

Josh Gowers

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Benefits the environment and our indigenous communities. Every area in Australia that has these programs ahows considerable benefits to both. Please support.... show all

Belinda O'Connell

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous rangers would have a deep understanding of the land and living creatures on it that needs to be shared and kept... show all

Paul Suska

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Caring for Country - important for livelihoods, the environment and the soul of the land.

Country Needs People Supporter

Queensland
It's the right thing to do with the rightful owners of the land taking care of their own as they know how... show all
Mervyn

Mervyn Charles

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Who better to teach us all about this country than the original people? Aboriginal Rangers talking about culture and country it's the... show all

Catheryn Thompson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Aboriginal language and culture, with an unbroken connection to country, is very precious. It enriches all Australians. Ranger jobs are important way... show all

Eva Olsen

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
If I can't help support first nation people to reconnect with the land of Australia, then something that is truly unique to... show all

Susan Wanmer

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
These projects and Rangers are essential . Support for them is essential to carry forth historical truth and acknowledgement.
Cate

Cate Clunne

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
For 60,000 years Indigenous peoples have lived in harmony with the land and all life on it in a sustainable way. It... show all

Anna King

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We are unable to turn back the clock when the 1st European/white fella's came to this Gorgeous Country, creating much hardships,devastation and... show all

Dale-Vara Merlo

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
When I encounter rangers on K'Gari (Fraser Island) I am grateful for their presence - but when the rangers are indigenous -... show all

Mark Gerrett

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Having lived in the Territory for almost a decade, I have seen the incredible impact that ranger programs have had on the... show all
Jimmy

Jimmy

Northern Territory
Having just completed a review of Indigenous carbon projects, I can see that solid ranger teams are foundational to connecting with traditional... show all

Jeremy Dore

Project Adviser, Aboriginal Carbon Fund
I fully support Indigenous rangers for our country. It makes sense that people who are connected to the land become paid carers... show all

Louisa Laing

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Our country needs management to keep fire, feral animals and weeds under control, and to protect our precious plants and animals. I... show all

Sophia Walter

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Yindyamarra bala Yambuwan. (Respect is everything) Rangers have respect for their country and culture.

David Acheson

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Having seen both the Indigenous Ranger and Protected Area firsthand the benefits range far wider then environmental and employment outcomes - they... show all

Melissa Davey

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Our land needs to be cared for and our first Australians are the natural custodians of this great continent. This is a... show all

Melody Green

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I think it make sense to have Indigenous Rangers. They have great wealth of knowledge and are the perfect choice for the... show all

Maryann Sandford

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
There must be greater crowd funding contribution (read budget), backed by politicians and the public, to Ranger lead protection of our unique... show all

Duncan Dean

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Country needs people - indigenous rangers help stem the tide of extinctions caused by habitat loss and feral animals. People need country... show all

Phillip Cornwell

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because this land belongs to the indigenous people and if I trust it to anyone to look after it it would be... show all

Jennifer Tan Sing

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We need to create economic parity for indigenous people, this is a start but we need employment opportunities nationally !!

Stephen Woodland

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It's work that has great value and who better to do it than people born of this land and truly understand the... show all

Ross Fletcher

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
While travelling recently through Tjoritja country in Central Australia, it was so good to see Aboriginal rangers caring for their land and... show all

Liz Howarth

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Aboriginal people have been caring for country for tens of thousands of years. They are probably more qualified than anyone to keep... show all

John Knox

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
As a white, urban living Australian, I feel incredibly lucky that the indigenous caretakers of this country have the knowledge about how... show all

Emilie Collyer

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The traditional owners of this land, their connection to it and respect for it, make them the most qualified and passionate people... show all

jacquilyne smith

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Having Indigenous Rangers is not only a great way for them to keep connection with the land it is a golden opportunity... show all

jan barker

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The world is hurting big time and the world needs love and respect if it is to heal. I support all those... show all

Susan Woodbury

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
It is their land and if this work gives meaning to their lives and helps the children then it can only be... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

South Australia
Indigenous People know more about this land than white people. They treat it with love and respect, know the way to manage... show all

Maureen McManamny

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Went on a tour in NT with indigenous rangers. They were terrific. So knowledgable and so proud to share what they knew.... show all

Lesley Serong

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The true keepers of Mother Earth know there job let's help them look after her ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

Kathy Kayll

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
They are PEOPLE who love their land.

Marija Furda

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Aboriginal people know more about this land than anybody else don't you think and some people need to listen to them. History... show all

Lee Raharuhi-Buchanan

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
country gets lonely without the support and care of its people who understand her language and feeling spaces...this caring for country is... show all

penelope summons

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Authentic role modelling for young indigenous Australians.

Shelley Lilley

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Australia has wonderful national parks that everyone values. But the great work of indigenous rangers is the backbone of the care for... show all
Rachel

Rachel Teesdale-Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Aborigines have had a reverence for the land for thousands of years, a quality that sets Aborigines above the rest of Australian... show all

Marino Tagliapietra

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I believe the aboriginal people have a right to a good life ..they are the first Australians..
Denise

denise turra

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It is my opinion that the Australian Aboriginal People are naturals at preservation of our countrys wilderness and environment and as such... show all

colin oldham

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Our country will be in the best hands possible - those to whom the country really belongs. I wish you every success.... show all

Kate Sommerville

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Who better to care for the land and its flora and fauna than Aboriginal rangers? They will give the land the care... show all

Lesley O'Hara

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
We have so much to learn from Aboriginal people ๐Ÿ™I hope it's not to late

Country Needs People Supporter

South Australia
We need them Rangers to take care of the land and preserve the flora and fauna for future generations of australians.

john lee tusler

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
There is no one better to be able to understand the land & Protected Indigenous Areas than The Aboriginal Peoples. I fully... show all

Moira Ferres

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Who could possibly be more qualified than the Indigenous people who have lovingly nurtured this precious land for eons?

Diane Sproule-Carroll

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
IT JUST MAKES SENSE!

Pat Sutherland

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas are the perfect way to protect nature in the outback, and they support people to be... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Australian Capital Territory
I totally support this as Who better to take care of the land than those who have successfully cared for it for... show all

Jhanene Carmody

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
In 2008, I was fortunate enough to have a wonderful holiday to Darwin, Kakadu and the Tiwi Islands. One of the outstanding... show all

Brenda McCullough

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
"I believe that knowledge and The Truth has given me a choice and my choice, is to support and believe in all... show all
Sherryn

Sherryn Chapman

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This land is the home to the oldest culture known and still in existence... There is so much us new inhabitants can... show all

Julie Lindur

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
I hope that our children and future adults benefit from the knowledge they can gain from our indigenous Rangers. We can best... show all

Kim Patterson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Whilst travelling the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, my husband and I were fortunate enough to meet and be informed and spend... show all

Angela Crossley

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This program offers benefit to all Australians. It provides employment to Indigenous people in a field they are experienced in and passionate... show all

Kerry Caffery

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Connection to land and people is essential for a healthy community which prides itself on its ability to manage its own affairs... show all

Rosie Tonkin

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This is so important to our land and our people. We need to foster this relationship and appreciate its value across so... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
Long term thinking required that focuses on everyone prospering, win / win solutions. Whatever has the greatest positive effect on the whole... show all

Megan Knight

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I support indigenous rangers and indigenous protectors of Country because it is their heritage and their Dreaming. I back them all the... show all

Anni Hoddinott

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous rangers are important not only for the land, the fauna and flora, but they are vital for communities, especially children, to... show all

Jennifer Gregory

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
There should be more indigenous Rangers!

Laurel Heisman

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
An invaluable understanding and insiders persecective of the ecological world must be retained in contemporary land and resource management. Indigenous knowledges are... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Northern Territory
Indigenous Rangers belong to this country - they are the BEST people for the job. What a beautiful example they are setting... show all
Sonya de

Sonya de Bruin

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
To have indigenous rangers caring for country gives me hope that at least some of our nation is in the right hands.... show all
Stephen

Stephen Trethewey

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support indigenous rangers

Hana Kastner

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Remote jobs are scarce. Country needs care and our borders security. What better way than employ Rangers to do this work. Win... show all
Rosa

Rosa McKenna

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It's only right that we have indigenous rangers caring for what is their land that they so generously share with all of... show all

Marguerite Morgan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I lived in the Flinders Ranges and firmly believe no one else is more qualified than the indigenous rangers to share their... show all
Rita

Rita Laucht

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
It is imperative that indigenous people be given work and responsibility to protect their lands and it is their birthright. I have... show all

Robyn Cook

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
If we really value these unique environments - and we do! - then it's a 'no-brainer': we need our indigenous peoples who... show all

Heather Saunders

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Indigenous people have been safeguarding this land for 60,000 years without destroying it. Now more than ever we need their care and... show all

Margo Honeyman

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It makes sense that the people who know the Land and is part of the Land are the people to be the... show all

Elizabeth Turner

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Indigenous people are the best qualified at looking after the land, they have been doing it for thousands of years. It is... show all

Hala Bereza

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
With such a long history and wealth of knowledge of country there's no one more appropriate than indigenous rangers to know what... show all
Michel

Michel Hatchett

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I support indigenous rangers for the very reason that the traditional owners understand the importance of caring for our Earth and it's... show all

Jo-anne Sarre

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Our Indigenous People know more about this country of ours than anyone else...they should be in charge of so much of what... show all

Jennifer Ellen Fildes

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I trust the traditional owners of the land to look after our country better than the government who lets it be bled... show all

Donna Eliassen

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous have such an intimate and respectful relationship with the land. Their very identity and wellbeing is encompassed within that so caring... show all

Vivienne Turnbull

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
There are no other people more qualified to look after our country than Indigenous people who have generations of expertise dating back... show all

Stephanie Brown

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
This country belongs to the Aboriginal people and Aboriginal people belong to this country. Simple. We need more Indigenous rangers !

Jye Douthat

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous rangers on traditional lands are truly the way forward if we are to protect the land that gives all of us... show all

Dee Jordan

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
This just makes sense! Meaningful work for people with meaningful connections.

Country Needs People Supporter

Queensland
My childhood was spent on the land and the only way to save this country for future generations is to employ people... show all

Debra Haslam

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Ngara from an Anglo in Queensland! All land that humans coexist on needs managing. Whether you're a gardener, a farmer or an... show all

Ben Marshall

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We need our indigenous Rangers, they know the land and the animals, they always have and always will know the land, I'm... show all

Linda Langdon

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support Indigenous Rangers because i believe they are the True Leaders of a Land we all share and we could learn... show all

Gabrielle McDermott

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Indigenous rangers are the best qualified to take care of the land. We need more of them

kirsten mynster

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
It is a huge relief to me to know that these lands are in the hands of the people who know how... show all
Philippa

Philippa King

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I spent quite a long time in the Flinders Ranges,where I met a ranger from the Andnamatya ( please forgive my spelling... show all

Margaret Houston

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
It makes perfect sense to me that Australia's first people are protecting and managing their land! What's not clear?

Anne Kerlin

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Nobody understands this country like its first people. The land and its people both benefit from the ranger program.

Jenny Rae

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Look after country and country will look after you. Indigenous rangers are the best qualified because they have a vested interest for... show all

mark maddox

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers have a special relationship with the land and novel ways of managing it, based on being the oldest continuous culture!... show all
Ann

Ann Nicholls

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The indigenous people have been conserving our great land for thousands of years. They understand it better than anyone because the land... show all

Joy Holbrook

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I look at what is around me in this beautiful precious place where i reside and honour and respect the original landowners... show all

Ant Gent

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Nobody understands this country like its first people. The land and its people all benefit from the ranger program.

Jenny Rae

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Against all odds, and in spite of every obstacle, these brilliant rangers are helping to heal a big scar on the land... show all
Justine

Justine Webse

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous Rangers are the best people for the job of looking after the land as they have grown up in the areas... show all

janet brown

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
You do great work caring for our land.

Kathie Nickerson

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Of course we need Indigenous rangers on Indigenous land. They are the custodians from a line of at least 50,000 years. No... show all

Aviva Sheb'a

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
When you care about something or someone, I mean really care, you look after it or them. Indigenous people of Australia are... show all

Debbie Sullivan

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Rangers working on their country protecting their country understanding their country. There is no one better they are the true natural... show all

Dawn Thompson

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
It is best if indigenous rangers are employed to take care of land/water portions set aside for special reasons under the banner... show all

Bert Jenkins

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Our beautiful land and all that it contains needs to be cared for by it's custodians, the indigenous australians.

jaz mac

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Australia belongs to our Indigenous People. They have been stewards of this land for thousands of year. It makes sense that this... show all

Kathryn Woodruff

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Why do I support this initiative? The goals stated and outcomes already achieved are more than a lot of non-indigenous initiatives have... show all

Desley Cowley

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
They are the first nation people who have the knowledge and understand the importance of the stewardship of the land, they strive... show all
Colin

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
Indigenous Australians have been the longstanding custodians and carers of this land. The role of a Ranger is one of extreme importance... show all

Di M

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
When you read the literature on Indigenous Protected Areas and compare these areas to non-protected areas, you fully understand and appreciate the... show all

Lorena Moynahan

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
When someone loves the land in that special way, they are the ones to look after it, tend it and keep it... show all

Gerri Hupfeld

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
These custodians have a strong connection to the earth that we need to keep alive. They can teach us all to be... show all

Samson Dunlevie

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous Rangers love and respect their land and waterways and should be cared for by those who best understand it.

Susie Crick

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Not only are these areas important for our first peoples culture and identity but they are also important for the wider community... show all
Sandy

Sandy Morse

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I am convinced that the Indigenous Rangers Program is a win win for all of us. It provides sustainable jobs that reflect... show all

Peter Reid

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
More power and support to these many great Australian men and women who are passionate about caring, and protecting our Country with... show all

Mark Ko

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
How arrogant of us 'whites' to assume we can tell the true guardians what to do and how to run their lives!... show all

Cecilia Young

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
It's their land.

Trevor Hibbs

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Our Australian Aboriginal people know country in a way no one else does or can. Their knowledge is unique, ecologically viable and... show all

Denise Wallis

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It's a no brainer. It's their land and they know how to protect it.

Susanne Reemeyer

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Our native Australians know this land better than anyone, & our environment NEEDS protecting. We NEED indigenous Rangers, & lots of them.... show all

Keith Burgess

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
When we visit Aboriginal lands we are in awe of the beauty and historical significance of the country and expect to meet... show all

Fiona & Wayne Blake

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous people looked after their country for thousands of years. They know better than anyone what it needs.

Evelyn Williames

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The indigenous people understand the land and its diverse wildlife more than any others and working as rangers they will protect it... show all

Linda Goupillot-Lindstrom

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I do support the cause because they are the care takers of this land.

Christine Mcdowell

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Greed and overseas investors are slowly destroying this beautiful country. I believe Indigenous Australians have the natural skills and feel for the... show all

Cheryl McAlpine

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
We keep saying we want to help the Aboriginal community, encourage them to gain an education and employment, be inspired, so put... show all

Allison Clark

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It should be obvious to anyone that Indigenous People must be employed in these areas. Who else has such a great connection... show all

Celia King

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Because they want to care for this land. Not destroy it like others. Also they are a great role model for indigenous... show all
Patricia

Patricia Williams

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
In 2009 I did a tourist trip,near Yirrkala N.T.clearing ghost nets of beaches.We worked alongside the indigenous rangers.It is an excellent way... show all

Christine Simons

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
It's a brilliant initiative which has a wide range of benefits and flow-on effects - from protecting and nurturing our unique Australian... show all

Monique Barker

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I support indigenous rangers because they have a natural connection to the land, plants, water, the life that survives of these resources.... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Western Australia
I support indigenous rangers in protected areas because this is work that they clearly love doing and feel totally connected to. The... show all

Fiona Boyd

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
As a white Australian there is nothing more uplifting than seeing Indigenous youth being empowered to meld the modern techniques of land... show all
Fred

Fred Hamilton

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous Rangers view their country with different eyes. They see Potential but without destruction and exploitation. Australia needs these people to preserve... show all

Margaret Dawson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Country deserves our love, understanding and respect. If our land is sick, we are sick. Indigenous Rangers are doing some of the... show all

Ebbiny Bradshaw

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It simply makes sense! For most indigenous people, identity is strongly linked to the land. Having indigenous rangers and indigenous protected areas... show all

Anthony Douglass

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Because they are essential to the land and people, with out you I wouldn't know who to ask permission to enter your... show all

Helen Doye

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
No one has a greater understanding of, or feel for, a balanced environment than aboriginal people. Formalizing their pact with the land... show all

Dianne Lynch

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This program provides opportunities for indigenous Australians to continue to care for country as they have for millennia. The program ensures real... show all

Peter Hudson

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Being an Indigenous Ranger is so sensible. These people have a genuine love of their Country. They are truly committed to the... show all

Lynette Trindall

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Our company is in exploration in the Kimberley. We welcome and need strong local communities, we support anything that help to inspire... show all

Geoffrey Russell

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
In my opinion this land belongs to indigenous people. Their knowledge is invaluable, dream time stories amazing and their love for this... show all

Jenny Rae

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The indigenous people are and have been the custodians of the land for thousands and thousands of years. It is a sacred... show all
Tihomir

Tihomir Marsanic

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous Rangers -- a perfect match in protecting the land and empowering indigenous people.

Grahame Shelley

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Working in rural and remote areas I understand the importance of opportunities for people to stay in their communities and lead and... show all
Carol

Carol Beechey

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
When I visited the Kimberley Area I was delighted to hear the stories and the knowledge that the aboriginal guides had ,Fabulous.... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
As an immigrant I know how very lucky I am to live in this beautiful land, which always was and always will... show all

Manja Visschedijk

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Indiginous Australians were here 50,000 years before invasion. They could drink from any river & not get sick. Now in the last... show all

Samantha Campbell

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Our ancient land has always had Indigenous people to look after it. We must maintain this - it's our heritage, their right.... show all

Ruth Gledhill

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
When I visit anyplace I want to be guided and informed by those with the best information and the deepest knowledge and... show all

Geoff Marr

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous Australians understand and know this countries magnificent and fragile landscape better than anyone, so of course they are the ones who... show all

Michelle McInnes

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The rangers and the land are one entity. No one knows better how to care for that land than they do. Support... show all

Felicity Bennett-Bremner

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I don't think there should be any question that there should be as many indigenous rangers as possible. You want a diverse... show all

Greta Nielsen

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
When do โ€œso called leaderโ€ realise that investing in peoplesโ€™ education can and will reduce social security payments, decrease social problems and... show all

Guido Torelli

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I have had the great privilege of been shown areas by indigenous Rangers and I think their knowledge and love taught me... show all

Susan Scholtz

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
It is a great work and so important to have more Indigenous Rangers and more areas protected.

Russell Ashley

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I am honoured to live on Ngunnawal and Darug country sustained and loved by the First People for 40,000 years - I... show all

Rosanna Stevens

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It makes sense to have the people with the most education, experience and knowledge doing this job. 40 000+ years is hard... show all

Stephen Cadusch

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Think this is a wonderful program for indigenous peoples but also highly significant for non indigenous peoples as well: it's my intention... show all

Judith McNamara

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The indigenous people have an affinity with the land that is as old as time; It makes sense that they are able... show all
Lois

Lois Stubley

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
After living on this continent sustainably for some 50000 year's it would be fool hardy for non-indigenous Australia not to want Indigenous... show all

Serena Bates

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
They are providing a great contribution for all Australians and a good example to indigenous youth

Anne Ross

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I support the rangers for what they do and for what they teach us. We need to remember that we don't own... show all

Robert Ian Cross

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous peoples have looked after and cared for this land for over 40,000 years and have a deep connection with it. What... show all
Jeffrey

Jeff Stanford

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
If we get only one thing right, be it that we allow people to care for and work on country!

Barbara Molanus

Country Needs People Supporter
Northern Territory
Indigenous Australian peoples are the traditional custodians of this land since at least 40.000 years. It is thanks to them that Australia... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
It is a positive and great idea for both the people involved and the country. It must be supported
Lyn

Lyn Mews

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
There is, No one more Qualified, To look After, The Land. Than The Very People Who Own It, and Have ALWAYS Cared... show all

karen mc bride

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
This program makes sense. The government needs to act on this.

Joel Hatch

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous people are the natural custodians of the land. For them, it is more than a one dimensional piece of dirt. It... show all
Jim

Jim Bishop

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I think the plan is the best way of protecting and utilizing the land and country since the Dutch crashed a few... show all

Les Couzens JP

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous rangers have knowledge of their country that we don't. They how to care for it & they provide very necessary role... show all

Bob Gould

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Only courageous people like Indigenous Rangers have a true knowledge of and connection with the land. Politicians and Corporate CEO's must listen... show all

roger miller

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We came thinking we knew better than Aboriginal people, but we ruined them and their land. Now we have ecological disasters and... show all

Andre Othenin-Girard

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because it's a no brainer. It's just an obvious fit.

Chris Paterson

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
as the indigenous people have had thousand of years experience in looking after the land so they should be rangers.

william schoondergang

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
On Sunday, 18th September, my husband Merv and I had the very great pleasure to take two American visitors Hoang and Vivian... show all

Anne Paddison

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Ranger programs and IPAs make a vital contribution to maintaining knowledge and connection to country, upholding the rights of Aboriginal and Torres... show all

Jessie Wells

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
This country needs so many more Indigenous Rangers working on the land. They love the land and know how to care for... show all

Shirley McNally

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Let the people who want to live in the bush protect and care for it now and in the future. Provide substantial... show all

Robert Jenkins

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I believe that they are necessary to take care of the country that they love amd most Australians for that matter.

Country Needs People Supporter

South Australia
Because it is an extremely successful and worthwhile project and occupation. Don't ruin it Malcolm, you fool!

Tom Sime

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Our Indigenous people have a natural affinity and connection to this land. We have an appalling, ignorant, hidden and shameful record of... show all

Anthony Priddle

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers and indigenous protected areas are essential to the protection of country. I believe Indigenous people with connection to the land... show all

Catherine uh Hearse

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous Rangers are not only essential for the wellbeing of Country, but they are important role models for the young people. With... show all
Carol

Carol Delnevo

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Caring for country because we are part of country as Aboriginal people say is the right way towards sustainability. Having Aboriginal rangers... show all
Barbara

Barbara Pecze

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I have always been a supporter of indigenous rangers because I believe our first people have a connection that far surpasses anybody.... show all

Carol Van egmond

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Children learn mostly by example,so, these rangers are powerful role models in their communities! They are already acutely underfunded and underestimated! Bless... show all
Helene

Helen Grunow

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers are natural carers of this land. It is part of them and so it makes perfect sense that they should... show all

Chris Egginton

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The power of the country binds its people and other living creatures together. What a great purpose it is to care for... show all

karen hinds

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I have been fortunate to have aboriginal guides to show me their country when I visited Uluru, Yellow waters at Jabiru and... show all
Linda

Linda House

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Because there is no one more equipped to care for our country, and because there is no country more equipped to care... show all

Holly Reid

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Let them keep doing the great job of looking after our Ancestors and our country.
Susan

Susan Green

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous people have protected and cared for this land for more than 40000 years. Nobody is better qualified for the job.

Emma Briggs

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
They have the History of the Land embedded in their genes Who better to look after the nature of this great land... show all

Denise Pearce

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Everything is connected to the Universe! I support Human Rights 100 percent.
Sharon

Sharon Marshall

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous rangers create a continuity of care with a gentle hand on the landscape that nurtures the earth, all the species and... show all

carol khan nicholls

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Our country needs people, proud Indigenous people, working on their land, connecting, educating, healing, for the wellbeing of all Australians. I support... show all

Lindy Frazer

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support this because I want the traditional owners to be able to look after this country the way it should be... show all
Alan

Alan Sellars

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I believe the Blue Mountains region in New South Wales also needs to be protected, not just for cultural reasons - but... show all

Annette Brown

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because of their long and special connection to and deep knowledge of the land, indigenous rangers are able to care for their... show all

Lynda Gordon-Squire

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I am very grateful and indebted to the corps of Indigenous rangers who care for precious wilderness land, that would be otherwise... show all
Greg

Greg Reilly

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
We need the I put of the Indigenous rangers to teaching their knowledge of the land, to protect the environment, and for... show all

Patricia Mackey

Country Needs People Supporter
All of our Government initiatives promote merit based selection to find the " best person for the job ". Finally they've done... show all

Dawn Maynard

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It works! Leave it alone . . .

Kerrie Nelson

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
This nation needs Indigenous Rangers to protect the fragile land which is being abused by ignorant governments. The Rangers will ensure that... show all

Caroline Goosen

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers are the strongest role models for indigenous kids - representing the value of work, pride in their culture with emphasis... show all

Jill Uhr

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I think it's all about empowerment. We can learn so much from our indigenous, who have so much ancient wisdom to share.... show all

Ineke Humphrys

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
There could be no better people to look after the land than our First People

Elisabeth Duke

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Australia's land belongs to Aboriginal people so it is imperative we look after and protect their land. They are the best people... show all

Patricia Wrighton

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
All people thrive when they take ownership of their responsibilities. Looking after Country is the ultimate win-win.

Matthew Bell

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This is good for all Australians. A great initiative; helping to protect our unique environment, supporting cultural identity and strength, creating jobs... show all

Jennifer Banfield

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This land has and always will be the Indigenous people's land. They more than any people are first priority when it comes... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Western Australia
The people who know the land best and love and respect it the most, are the best people to care for it.... show all

Rebecca Drake

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been looking after this country for millennia, finally we can pay a bit of back... show all
Susan

Susan Ambler

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Common Sense should Prevail here. Let those who know the Land Care for the Land. And Preserve it as it should be.... show all

Rob Osborne

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
It is so good to hear of a program that is making a difference and enabling care of Country. Should be Australia... show all
Angela

Angela Fyfe

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The people who know the country are the best caretakers for that country. This program provides job opportunities for those who need... show all

Belinda Hassan

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Well done men and women. You are all valuable role models to the younger generation. Get the Spirit back in to the... show all

Patricia Hincks

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The outback is precious and while for many Australians it looks tough and hostile, it is fragile and needs care and love.... show all

Norelle Feehan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support Indigenous rangers being employed because I believe in justice not wealth, this form of employment provides an added pathway to... show all
Patricia

Patricia Tanner

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We need indigenous rangers to help repair the environmental degradation that has occurred since European settlement due to ignorance. All Australians have... show all

Leigh Warneminde

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Here in Botany Bay is the most important as in most communities our children grow on country they learn from there elders... show all
Yvonne

Yvonne Simms

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It's hard to explain the significance of Country to me as a Bundjalung woman. It is me, and I am it. It... show all

Zoe Betar

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I've been travelling in WA for a year. I've loved seeing Traditional Owners working as Park Rangers. It's just a fabulous way... show all

Lena McGregor

Country Needs People Supporter
Connection to the land gives life that forms part of Indigenous Australians spirituality.

Jennifer Neil

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
As the original owners of the land, who else has the deep understanding of how this land needs to be protected and... show all

Lesley Mayne

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support more indigenous rangers and indigenous protected areas because they are trained and have a heritage of caring for the environment... show all

Isobel Barker

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I want our environment protected because for too long it has has been exploited by mining companies. In an age of 'climate... show all

alice bevens

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I love this initiative because it works at every level - it nurtures local landscapes and communities as well as rehabilitating the... show all
Imogen

Imogen Wall

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
This land is their land, they know it, have been here for centuries before we came here so why not let them... show all

Kelly Kinsella

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
This is the kind of work and commitment that the land is calling out for - not land clearing and more coal... show all

Rosalind Halton

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers know the Aussie land better than anyone. Those are people from whom we all may learn.

John Brusen

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Respected and healthy work.

Margaret Butcher

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
"Australia needs the wisdom and knowledge that the Indigenous Rangers share and pour into Country - so as to defeat all the... show all

annie warner

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support Indigenous Rangers, because like all First Nations People Globally, they are very aware of the Science and Nature of the... show all

Gail Skipworth

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Nobody knows the land better than Australia's indigenous people, they need to be out there sharing their knowledge and love of country... show all

Julie Bennett

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because only the Aboriginal people really know the land .They have been in spiritual contact with it for centuries .You only have... show all
Chris

Chris Ruffell

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indigenous Australians have lived on the land for thousands of years and the knowledge has been handed down from generation to generation...... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
Australia's natural environment faces so many threats ranging from climate change to feral animals. It's vital that it is well managed -... show all

Leonie Stubbs

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
It's about society, environment and economy at local and national levels. It's about the life of the land and the life of... show all

Haiblen Joss

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Nobody is better qualified than those first peoples for whom this land is in their hearts, minds, and blood. There is a... show all

Carolyn O'Neill

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Australia needs indigenous Rangers - what better way could there be to look after our precious land? This is the best way... show all
Jane

Jane Ralls

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
As someone who has great love of this country called Australia, it is my belief that indigenous rangers are definitely the most... show all

Anne Lynette Martin

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Such important work in so many ways!

Amanda Davies

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Who better to be custodians of this great complex land than the original inhabitants?

Christine Langtree

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I have been in a group where an indigenous ranger talked about returning shearwaters - it was the most informative talk I... show all

Beverley Crane

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
These are the best people to be rangers in their own land. They can show leadership to younger aboriginal people and help... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Western Australia
It just makes sense.

Country Needs People Supporter

Western Australia
Fantastic to hear from you guys doing the work you do. Far better than working in some filthy mine that only destroys... show all

Ross Ellis

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Because the Earth heals our wounds and we need it, when we are disconnected from country, everything begins to feel sore. PeopleNeedCountryToo.... show all
Christine

Christine Bruin

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It's just logical. Indigenous people have been caring for country for millennia.

Maxine Barry

Country Needs People Supporter
Tasmania
I love the natural environment and value the work done by our Indigenous Rangers. They have the knowledge and the culture to... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
Having indigenous rangers is a bit like having a safety net for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and an opportunity to... show all

Jeanette Lipczynski

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The indigenous ranger program is vital to ensure we have enough people, out there protecting the land and environment, who understand how... show all

David Burke

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
i am sure Indigenous Rangers will provide many new activities for saving us by maintaining diversity and sustainable interactions with our environments.... show all
David P

David Flynn

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
it is there land they know it better than any one else

keith oldrey

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
My experience at Uluru was enhanced by the information and contact with indigenous Rangers. I expect the many tourists who visit Australia... show all

Maggie Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Supporting indigenous Rangers program supports all that is truly important : cultural knowledge. Valuing knowledgeable men and women . Effective conservation of... show all

Katie Norman

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Growing up in a remote community I saw Aboriginal police trackers become policemen, nurses' aides becoming nurses, teachers' aides becoming teachers but... show all
Tarsha

Tarsha Steel

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
The original custodians of this land are the best people to continue this work

Beverley Blandford

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous peoples have a unique understanding of the landscape which they have travelled over and lived in for many thousands of years.... show all

Catherine Cox

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
A wonderful program for our people and our country and must continue.
Caryl

Caryl Costello

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Aboriginal people have a connection to the land that most white people do not. This should be supported and respected.

Noelle Penn

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I feel that indigenous people understand our land best. They know the use of fire, water plants and animals. They have a... show all
Ann

Ann Andrews

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
How empowering must it be to be responsible for the preservation of your own country!

Pete Garfield

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
We have to look after the land... show all

Bruce Angus

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support Indigenous Rangers as they have an intimate relationship with this land & are the best caretakers for the future preservation... show all

Robyn WinterBlick

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support Aboriginal Rangers as they are the most qualified to care for this beautiful country. Hopefully they can also teach the... show all

Robin Varian

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support indigenous people as rangers because I feel they have a special connection to the land and will do their best... show all
Jane

Jane Lodge

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
It just makes sense.

Elisabeth Godkin

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Because their ancestors and descendants have lived and breathed this beautiful land of ours a LOT longer than us whose ancestors only... show all

Dorann & David Ackery

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
indigenous rangers know their country, and can give an authentic interpretation of that country to share to us so we can learn... show all

Ro Murray

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Having more Indigenous rangers makes complete sense. It is important to protect Country, to build pride and purpose, to give hope to... show all
Frances

Frances Baxter

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
People from country being enabled to look after it? How can this not make perfect sense? I vote for training and financial... show all

Ross Dyson

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
It's vitally important for the land, the culture and employment in these places to keep indigenous rangers on country. If we don't... show all

Tina Van Raay

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
At last an initiative that provides gainful and meaningful employment for our first people without negative or tokenistic overtones. They are the... show all

Geneva Tutaki

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
When we came to your country,as immigrants it was Australia Day 1980, your people stood on the banks at Botany Bay ,burning... show all
Lisa

Lisa Fitzgerald

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This is the best way to look after Australia and its people. Together they can help the land and keep and fulfil... show all

Philip Woodhill

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
Indigenous rangers are the people with the knowledge it's way past not listening to there wisdom. Lets all listen with our heart... show all

Karen Mills

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We need to ensure Indigenous culture is practiced through the work of Rangers, which will show all Australians how to better relate... show all

Howard Tankey

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
The establishment of Indigenous rangers is important because it is symbolic and iconic of the leadership skills and caretaker role of aboriginal... show all
Angela

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
I long for the day when I can take my family on an indigenous trek in ANY part of Australia. I can't... show all

David Nielsen

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Any move to interfere with or defund the Indigenous Ranger/Caring for Country program would be plainly genocidal, a crime against both Aboriginal... show all

Bob Durnan

Country Needs People Supporter
Northern Territory
I support Indigenous Rangers working to protect Australia's Rangelands. What a logical and sensible and sensitive way to look after both the... show all
Roz

Roz Hart

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Indiginous people were the first Australians, and are directly connected to the Earth and Nature. They understand from their culture and upbringing,... show all

Christine Haas

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Everyone wins with Indigenous ranger programs- people are supported to do what they love, communities thrive, the conservation values are priceless, carbon... show all

Emily Blenkin

Country Needs People Supporter
Australian Capital Territory
There should be more Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas.
Cat

Cat Clare Wright

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The Traditional owners of the Land, know what is best for the land,they are one with the land,they are the keepers of... show all

Anthony Batten-Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
It is simple really it is Duty of Care by us the human species. The Mission statement is" Looking after Country" .... show all

steve solomon

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We should be so lucky that we have people that understand the land- an indigenous people. I trust that they have that... show all

Lidia Malkic

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
As the current government likes to throw out, it means 'Jobs and Growth' for Indigenous Australians allowing for pride to return to... show all
Scott

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
Because they're vital to the continual protection of there land and native species of flora and fauna no money could have the... show all

Luke Irwin

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
A wonderful thing for our country and it people. We want to protect what I believe all Australians are most proud of,... show all

Mellisa Taylor

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers have the unique knowledge of the land and animals, the movement of the seasons and the effect on the land.... show all

Tracy Underwood

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Rangers provide an invaluable role for their land, their community and need to be supported, encouraged and respected.
Pamela

Pamela Dinsmore

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Only the True people of this Country understand Country and will care for it as it should be cared for. Give these... show all

AnneCelest McCoy

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
People need meaningful employment opportunities in order to thrive as healthy strong independent members of society. What could be more meaningful than... show all

Catherine Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
They know best what is best for this land. Believe me, they looked after this land for more than over 40 000... show all

Orhan Erkardes

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Country also needs carers!

Lyn White

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I can't think of a reason not to support Aboriginal Rangers. Who knows and respects the land more? Who has been caring... show all

Elizabeth Robinson

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
No one knows country like the people that have lived 'with' the country for thousands of years passing their skills and knowledge... show all

Jeremy Watkins

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Who better to care for our country?

Kaye Bonato

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous Australians are the traditional custodians of our Land, Australia. I 'trust' them, they know the land, they respect it, understand it... show all

Rensina van den Heuvel

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Indigenous Aboriginal people were the first peoples to populate this amazing country we now call "home". Their knowledge and affinity with this... show all

Vivi Ruth

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Aboriginal peoples have managed Australia sustainably for thousands of years. They understand how it works. They are the best people to be... show all

Kate Ravich

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
To properly look after these areas, the Kooris know it best. Thus they're the best people to look after these areas.

Elisabeth Rodda

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Who better to steward the land than the people who have done a much better job than any who came after and... show all

Claire Barzan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
This big country needs Indigenous Rangers just as much as it needs water. The Indigenous peoples are the only people who can... show all

Colin Holdway

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Because country is part of it's people, no money can buy it only it's people feel it's need at it's most profound... show all

aline lutenbacher

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Because it just makes sense. The original landowners of this beautiful country, know it better than anyone.

Karen Fitzsimmons

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers and Indigenous Protected Areas are vital for the protection of our precious Australian outback.

Jennifer Brewer

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I totally support our own indigenous people to manage wild life and the bush land. They know far far more about the... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
Authentic purposeful work is what we all need. Who better to care for the country than the original custodians of the land.... show all

Siobhan Morris

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Thank you.

Ginny Lowndes

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The Indigenous people of this country are the backbone of this land and know more about the way of life, it's earth... show all

jennifer willoughby

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Because i care about my lovely Australia,

Brian Quinn

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Country needs these rangers
Geoff

Geoff Lambourn

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
As well as sharing their history of land and culture Indigenous rangers can provide so much knowledge on protecting and preserving this... show all

deborah harcourt

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I have long said, given their affinity with the land, that indigenous peoples should be trained (in modern agricultural science) and made... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
I love to travel as often as possible to remote locations such as the Kimberley, Central Oz, NT, Western Qld - anywhere... show all

Cindy-Anne Quinn

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
The young children of today are this worlds future. They need to see what great things the adults around them are doing... show all

Shirley Dunsdon

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Our indigenous peoples are the heart mind spirit and soul of this country and that position and sovereignty should never be taken... show all

Rachel Taylor

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
There is no one more qualified to manage and care for this beautiful land than those who have so beautifully managed it... show all
Paula

Paula James

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The environment needs the Indigenous wisdom of the land at this crucial time

Jennifer Duncan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support indigenous people regaining their identity and self-determination.
Jessica

Jessica Sparks

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I love our beautiful, threatened countryside, love the reverence Indigenous people have for the land and understand the need our Indigenous people... show all

kay traeger

Country Needs People Supporter
South Australia
Being a paying supporter of Indigenous Community Volunteer (ICV ) for quite a while I wish everyone well in there quest for... show all

Allen Bodsworth

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
We need to have our indigenous people looking after the land of this beautiful country so that their wisdom and care supports... show all

Victoria Parsons

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Why would we not look to indigenous people to work as rangers in protected areas of Australia? They did an infinitely better... show all

Virginia Duigan

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support Indigenous Australians, being Rangers as I think this Beatutiful Country has been destroyed and neglected long enough. I think they... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
Indigenous rangers are the most qualified to look after their land. This program gives them meaningful employment, keeps them where they want... show all

Shay Holmes

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I will always support indigenous people because they understand this land, love this land and respect this land. They can be trusted... show all

Frances Gartrell

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
We need to keep such great knowledge and experience for all and especially for future generations.

Country Needs People Supporter

Victoria
Country is the most important thing everything comes from Country. Who best to look after Country are Rangers from the owners of... show all

jeanette penklis

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Indigenous rangers are our last connection to real knowledge, respect and understanding of the Australian landscape and processes. We need to keep... show all

Julia Hall

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I feel comfortable that the right people are doing the right job. Who better than those who love this land.

Lesley Porter

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
With their knowledge, understanding and love of their ancestorial lands, they are uniquely qualified for the work . And deserve it.
Dawn

Dawn Lim

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I support indigenous rangers protecting Australia because the country needs all the help it can get to recover from the onslaught of... show all
Lynette

Country Needs People Supporter

Tasmania
They are the traditional owners, they have a right to be caring for that land and they know what's best

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
They know the land and love the land, they should be the natural caretakers of our land

Kathleem McLean

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
I am an Aboriginal woman of 59 and have been a paid bush regenerator for a long time. I get to be... show all

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
I believe our Indigenous peoples are the only ones who should be able to become Indigenous Rangers as they are experienced in... show all

Diana Casey

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
I appreciate the knowledge and respect Aboriginal people have of their land, and their willingness to share. We would be lost without... show all

Merran Fleming

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Because they are closer to the land and understand the country better and have more compassion for the enviroment

john mcquire

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support indigenous rangers because this helps rebuild the connection between indigenous people and country that we damaged so badly from colonisation.... show all

Liz Price

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
Yes more indigenous rangers please to protect our precious land.

Geraldine Clarke

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
THe loving care of this country can only be handled by people who truly inderstand it. THank you

Jenny Smith

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Who better to work to protect and respect the land than those who know and love it intimately.
Olivia

Olivia Fox

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
Respect for land. Respect for aboriginal people.

Country Needs People Supporter

New South Wales
To give meaningful work to people who deserve the opportunity.

Daniel Humphries

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
We have take so much, we need to give back to the indigenous people. The more control they have over the land,... show all

Catherine Robinson

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
The true owners of this land deserve the right to nurture and protect it! As a white person, I believe we have... show all

Adrian Cooke

Country Needs People Supporter
Queensland
I have a deep love for Australia's Aboriginal culture and spirituality it breaks my heart that these things are not taught in... show all
Glenn

Glenn Richards

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria
Indigenous people have respect for the land and the wildlife, who better to entrust our bush to, than the people who have... show all

lori cassidy

Country Needs People Supporter
Western Australia
Because indigenous people understand their country better than anyone. We have a wonderful group where I live in Byron working for National... show all

Maggi Luke

Country Needs People Supporter
New South Wales
I support indigenous rangers because as first nation people they understand and care about this beautiful country.

lynette Mann

Country Needs People Supporter
Victoria