TAG: Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia Study Tour
Here are some more photos from the recent Biodiversity Study tour supplied by Jacinta .
Our last day on tour started with a bracing walk up to a lookout point near Rawnsley Bluff, to be rewarded with glorious views back into Ikara (Wilpena Pound). Then a long drive back to Adelaide. It will take a few days for all of the experiences to sink in. Over 7 days we […]
Iga Warta is a cultural centre set up by the Coulthard Family on Adnyamathanha land near Nepabunna. We participated in welcome to country, story telling, ochre painting, and visited the Malki rock paintings that marked the departure point for men and boys leaving for ceremonial meetings in the gathering place known as Ikara (Wilpena Pound). […]
A long day on the road today- Borefield Track to Lake Eyre, then down to Marree, home of the old Ghan Railway with the oldest mosque in Australia. Then down the Oodnadatta track to ghost town Farina, gradually being restored by volunteers from around Australia. Next stop Iga Warta in the Vulkathanha Gammon Ranges. […]
A long drive from Arid Recovery to Iga Warta in the Gammon Ranges. Welcome to country by Terry Coulthard. Lucky to encounter Paul Monaghan linguist and anthropologist from Adelaide Uni who explained the process of language loss in indigenous communities across Australia. Ochre pits, and ancient cave art tomorrow.
Big day today. After trapping and tagging native wildlife at Arid Lands reserve at Roxby Downs, we toured the Olympic Dam mine which produces uranium, copper, silver and gold. And employs 3500 people at the mine. Afternoon we drove out across the gibber plains to see the strategies for controlling feral cats and dogs, which […]
17 law students are traveling outback SA on the annual Biodiversity Planning and Regional Australia study tour. Led by Paul Leadbeter and Margaret Castles the tour covers Port Augusta, Woomera, mining towns Andamooka and Roxby Downs, Lake Eyre and the North Flinders Ranges. Day 1 Port Augusta Courthouse and Aboriginal Legal Rights […]