Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women play a vital role protecting nature and cultural heritage for the benefit of every Australian. This report details the achievements of women Indigenous rangers and on Indigenous Protected Areas across Australia.
This report brings together case studies of Indigenous Protected Areas and Indigenous rangers, finding that these programs protect nature for the benefit of all Australians. The case studies include examples of how Indigenous land and sea management can improve the environment both a local and national scale.
This national review of Indigenous ranger and Indigenous Protected areas programs has found they are transforming remote communities through creating economic opportunities in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Australia, as well as improving health and education levels.
Analysis into the social return on investment of Indigenous Protected Areas in four corners of Australia have demonstrated the incredible value of Indigenous land and sea management programs on environmental, social and cultural outcomes.