Water management in Australia needs Indigenous voices

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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 7

Word Count: 819

Water policy is highly political in Australia, so credible science is essential to inform policymakers as they make decisions. But who better to also consult than those who have been on this land for 60,000 years. This article, based off a video interview with Indigenous PhD Candidate Brad Moggridge, from the Kamilaroi Nation in north-western NSW, talks about how Western and Indigenous cultures can work together for a combined better outcome when it comes to our water.




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