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Thuwathu / Bujimulla sea country plan : Aboriginal management of the Wellesley Islands region of the Gulf of Carpentaria / prepared by Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
Bib ID 4649686
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Cairns : Carpentaria Land Council, 2006 
46 p : col. ill., maps, ports ; 30 cm. 

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  • Pt 1: Saltwater people and country: the Sea Country Plan regon and peoples; Creation of country and culture; Sea country environments and resources; Encounters, conflicts and collaboration with other people
  • Wellesley Islands native title sea claim; Wellesley Islands native title determination
  • Sea country planning: academic research, consultation processes; Sea country management issues
  • Fisheries management: Queensland Fisheries Act; Recreational fishing; Gulf of Carpentaria inshore finfish fishery; Wellesley Islands protected wildlife area; Aboriginal fishery; Fishermen's code of conduct; Northern Prawn Trawl Fishery
  • Managing sea country: issues: Establshing a sea ranger service; Sea country zoning; Monitoring sea country; Managing dugong and turtle; Protecting and managing our traditional fishery; Permission to access sea country; Sharing the benefits from sea country resources; Developmental fisheries and aquaculture; Protecting our sea country from pollution; Cultural heritage management
  • Implementing the sea country plan: Sea country facilitator; Australian government agencies; Queensland government agencies; Other stakeholders
  • References: Extract from the Register of the National Estate; Seasonal closures for the Northern Prawn Trawl.

"For and on behalf of the Lardil, Kaiadilt, Yangkal and Gangalidda native title holders of the Wellesley Islands and adjacent mainland coast.

Bibliography : p. 41-42.

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Subjects Marine resources -- Queensland -- Wellesley Islands -- Management.  |  Native title (Australia) -- Queensland -- Wellesley Islands.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Queensland -- Wellesley Islands.  |  Economic sectors - Fishing  |  Environment - Sea management  |  Enterprises - Aquaculture  |  Land rights - Sea rights  |  Native title - Claims  |  Wellesley Islands (Qld Gulf Islands SE54-01)  |  Yukulta / Gangalidda people (G34) (Qld SE54-05)  |  Lardil people (G38) (Qld SE54-01)  |  Yangal / Gananggalinda people (G37) (Qld SE54-01)  |  Kayardild / Kaiadilt people (G35) (Qld SE54-06)
Other authors/contributors Carpentaria Land Councl Aboriginal Corporation


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