This project established pathways for Indigenous young people to gain qualifications in NRM and pathways to transition into NRM as a vocation. The project enhanced the potential for young Indigenious people and their communities to develop and operate enterprises based in NRM in their own country.
Students trained in units of compentance in qualifications in Conservation and Land Management by undertaking the following on ground activities:
constructing 10km of fencing
building 1 erosion control structure
undertaking a controlled cultural burn on 85ha
enhancing or restoring the native vegetation on 85ha of land
producing a cultural audit of up to 4 sites
controlling targeted pest animals on 84ha
controlling weeds on 85hs of land
This project was held out at Mates Gully in conjunction with Brad Newman Fencing and Riverina Local Land Services.