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Groups and contacts

Aboriginal groups and people working in NRM and links to government and other websites.

Aboriginal Professional NRM Network

A forum for information sharing and increasing Aboriginal participation in NRM.

Members come from Commonwealth and State Government agencies, Regional NRM groups and Aboriginal Land and Sea Councils.

They meet quarterly and are supported by the State NRM Office.

For more information contact:

John Holley
Director
State NRM Office

P: +61 (0)8 9368 3172
M: +61 (0)429 110 250
E: john.holley@agric.wa.gov.au

Regional NRM groups

Aboriginal NRM coordinators are located throughout WA in each of the states six regional groups. They can help and provide advice on community engagement and on-ground works.

Ask for your local Aboriginal NRM professional at the regional group closest to you.

Australian Government NRM Officers, Indigenous Land Management

These officers help governments, regional bodies, landcare and community groups understand opportunities available through Caring for our Country, support program and project delivery and inform policy makers on regional issues.

Perth
Paul Bowers
E: paul.bowers@environment.gov.au
P: +61 (0)8 6210 9713
M: +61 (0)408 090 813

Geraldton
Clayton Lewis
E: clayton.lewis@environment.gov.au
P: +61 (0)8 6210 9721
M: +61 (0)427 999 224

Port Hedland
Kevin Walley
E: kevin.walley@icc.gov.au
P: +61 (0)8 9138 3168
M: +61 (0)417 934 149

Aboriginal land councils

These native title representative bodies give Aboriginal people a voice on issues affecting their lands, seas and communities. They also run community, environmental and economic development projects.

For general information about these bodies visit the Native Title Representative Bodies and Service Providers website.

Aboriginal land council regions

WA government websites

Australian government websites

Other websites

  • Reconciliation Australia is the national organisation promoting reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader Australian community.

  • Share our Pride is a Reconciliation Australia site designed to provide introductory cultural awareness training for employees. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from across the country have provided input and feedback on the content.