Working in partnership with Aboriginal people

Aboriginal joint management of national parks, reserves and other areas is a formal partnership between the Office of Environment and Heritage and local Aboriginal people to share responsibility for the management of a specific park.

Biamanga National Park

In this video, hear from traditional owners about working in partnership with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and how these partnerships are returning Aboriginal culture to Country through Aboriginal joint management.

Aboriginal people are helping NPWS staff understand and appreciate the Aboriginal cultural heritage values that exist in a place and how to manage and protect these values.

Learn more about Aboriginal joint management of parks.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned this video may contain images and voices of people who have passed away.