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National Indigenous Sea Country Workshop 2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 14:17 to Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 07:51
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In May 2012, 90 Indigenous people from around Australia met at Mary River Park in the Northern Territory to discuss their vision and aspirations for managing sea country. 

Convened by the North Australian Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd. (NAILSMA), on behalf of the Australian Government, the Workshop provided an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from around Australia to discuss their aspirations and cultural obligations as Sea Country managers, to explore options for increased Indigenous engagement in Sea Country Management, and  to develop and articulate the views of delegates on an appropriate National Indigenous Sea Country Management Framework.