Jali Aboriginal Marine Estate Management Strategy

Conservation Volunteers Australia

Working with local Aboriginal communities in the management of Sea Country to reduce the threats and risks to Aboriginal cultural heritage. Tasks will include mainly weed control and rubbish collection. Would suit students looking for volunteering opportunities as well as students studying COM30001 and SCI00211.

Details

Availability: Approved

Time required: Not yet defined

Duration: Not yet defined

Location:
53 Tamar st
Ballina
NSW

Requires face to face contact: Yes

Overview

Aims

To increase Aboriginal participation in Sea Country Management, planning and monitoring through employment and training of Aboriginal people on a regional and local level.

Outcomes

Weed control of several noxious weeds along the Seven Mile Beach dune system.

Needs to be addressed

Need for re-establishing native vegetation by eliminating competition of weed species. Students participating are required to wear long sleeves and pants, hat & enclosed shoes.

Benefits to students

Practical NRM skills, plant ID, weed control experience, industry networking, on-site training provided.

Requirements

Southern Cross University

Students participating are required to wear long sleeves and pants, hat & enclosed shoes. Road travel, manual handling (using tools, lifting plant trays, hand pulling weeds), bites and stings, working on uneven ground, exposure, working near water, slips, trips, falls, using chemicals, working near roadsides are associated with this project.

Partner

CVA to provide project training, labour, tools