Empowering Indigenous leadership and participation in bushfire recovery, cultural burning and land management

Date: 12, Aug, 2021
Author(s):   Robinson, C.J., Costello, O., Lockwood, M., Pert, P.L., Garnett, S.T.

This report presents the findings from a six-month research project that aimed to articulate key Indigenous aspirations regarding cultural burning and bushfire management in south-east Australia; identify current impediments to realising these aspirations; and develop recommendations on how to empower Indigenous leadership in fire management decision-making and activities, both in the short and longer term.