The Indigenous Ranger program is an Australian success story. In this podcast I go behind the scenes, to tell the incredible stories of the people who made it happen. I also talk to the people who continue working for its future and discuss what may lay ahead, for the management of our country.

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Ep3: Professor Sharon Sullivan 'they were heady days...', the beginnings of cultural resource management

My guest this week is Professor Sharon Sullivan AO.  At 80 years old, Professor Sullivan, remains an intellectual firebrand. She continues to bring energy and commitme...

Ep 2. Beginnings: Denis Rose-The first Indigenous Ranger

Denis Rose is a highly respected Gunditjmara man. As far as we know, he was the first Indigenous person ever employed as a a National Park Ranger. Over a lifelong care...

Ep 1. Beginnings with Dermot Smyth: 'People don't realise. It was a revolution...'

In this first episode, I speak with Dermot Smyth, a cultural ecologist who helped establish the first, independent, Indigenous ranger program on Palm Island, Queenslan...

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