Aboriginal cultural values
Protecting the Aboriginal cultural values of the marine estate
Taking action to increase active participation of Aboriginal people in managing the marine estate.
Employing Aboriginal people to manage Sea Country.
Establishing an effective framework to involve Aboriginal communities in Sea Country management.
Developing Sea Country Plans with Aboriginal communities.
Developing Cultural Resource Use Agreements with Aboriginal communities in marine parks.
Involving Elders as mentors in all NSW marine parks to increase the respect and appreciation of Sea Country and Aboriginal cultural values by marine estate staff.
Collaborating with Aboriginal communities on additional signage and artwork depicting their cultural connection to Sea Country.
Designing and delivering a Caring for Sea Country ranger model with Aboriginal communities.
Working with Aboriginal communities to revive cultural knowledge and practices of Sea Country.
Supporting Aboriginal cultural tourism business opportunities.
Increasing the number of people engaged in Aboriginal businesses in the marine estate.
Delivering targeted funds to increase economic opportunities for Aboriginal people in the fishing and seafood industry.
Developing a cultural research, monitoring and evaluation approach that is integrated with the Marine Integrated Monitoring Program.
Recording the history and significance of fish traps and increasing the number of management plans.
Enabling Aboriginal people to harvest pipis and consume them safely for cultural purposes.
Understanding the effects of climate change on Aboriginal communities.
Page last updated/reviewed: 05 Mar 2021