New Agreement to Conserve Indigenous Land

Publication: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Author: Murray McLaughlin


09/28/2009 - Australia's national reserve system, a nationwide network of parks and reserves, has just grown by two million hectares, after a Federal Government declaration of two huge tracts of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, as Indigenous protected areas. It is Aboriginal land, and to gain the new declaration, the owners have entered into a voluntary agreement to promote biodiversity and conserve cultural resource in line with international standards.

Read the transcript of New Agreement to Conserve Indigenous Land on the Australian Broadcasting Corporationt's Web site.

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