Michelle Cochrane


The Djelk Ranger program

Michelle Cochrane reports on a research trip in May 2003 to study the Djelk Ranger program operating under the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation. The success of the ventures mentioned in this report is built on a unique blend of formal legal institutional mechanisms and customary law...

Innovative institutional design for sustainable wildlife management in the Indigenous-owned savanna

This paper examines a particular form of cooperative wildlife management on Aboriginal land in the tropical savanna of the Northern Territory, in the context of broader questions about governance. It asks how governance at the state, regional and local level can be designed to ensure...