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Explore oral histories, insightful stories, traditional ecological knowledge and human connection to our river systems.
  • Aboriginal Insights

    Learn about the cultural and personal connections Aboriginal people have with our river systems.
  • Heritage Stories

    People communicate through stories, here we share great tales from Australia's rivers and the communities that live beside them.

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    Fine dining from waterways

    A new report released this month shows how Aboriginal people in the northern basin have overwhelmingly ranked environmental watering as a significant factor in their lives. The survey, to find out the importance of environmental water to Aboriginal people, was undertaken by the Murray–Darling Basin Authority, in partnership with the Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) […]

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    Lachlan River Catchment History

    A new report released this month shows how Aboriginal people in the northern basin have overwhelmingly ranked environmental watering as a significant factor in their lives. The survey, to find out the importance of environmental water to Aboriginal people, was undertaken by the Murray–Darling Basin Authority, in partnership with the Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) […]

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    Hopkins Wetlands

    The Glenelg Hopkins catchment has more than 5,400 wetlands, covering 73,000 ha or three per cent of the region’s area. This represents 14 per cent of Victoria’s total area of wetlands and 44 per cent of the state’s total number of wetlands.