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Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation
Location:Maningrida, Northern Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
The Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) is based in Maningrida in the Northern Territory and was established in 1970 as an outstation resource centre. BAC established a formal land management program in the early 1990s and successfully sought resources and training for community rangers. BAC is a professionally run organisation with a large annual grant budget. There is significant Aboriginal employment and involvement in BAC operations. In 1998 BAC secured a 10 year lease under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 over an area of approximately 426 hectares for its Ranger Station facility.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation Sports Fishing Management Agreement - Signatory
  • Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation Safari Hunting Joint Venture - Signatory
  • Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation and Jurlique International Joint Venture Agreement - Signatory

  • References

    Report
    Lisa Palmer (2002) Indigenous Interests in Safari Hunting and Fishing Tourism, in the Northern Territory. Assessment of Key Issues (Wildlife Tourism Research Report Series: No.8)
    Lisa Palmer (2002) Indigenous Interests in Safari Hunting and Fishing Tourism in the Northern Territory: Assessment of Key Issues
    Resource
    Ray Hall Use of forests in the Blyth and Liverpool Rivers catchments, Arnhem Land NT

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)

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