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

Published: 7 Dec 2015

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


Traditional owners of South Australia’s Adnyamathanha lands dedicated Australia’s very first Indigenous Protected Area in 1998. Today there are 55 Indigenous Protected Areas across Australia covering more than 43 million hectares.

This book recognises this tremendous achievement and testament to the very hard work and dedication of Australia’s Indigenous communities to manage their land and sea.


Read the book here