Jessica Weir

Working paper

Aboriginal peoples and the response to the 2019-2020 bushfires

This paper presents some initial information about the Aboriginal population that has been affected by the 2019–2020 bushfires.

Cultural water in the Edward/Kolety and Wakool river system

Indigenous people in south-east Australia have developed strategies and theories around the allocation of cultural water and the broader notion of ‘cultural flows’ in response to two key triggers: the poor environmental health of the inland river country and the historic and contemporary failure of...

Country, native title and ecology

This edited volume describes the dynamic intercultural context of land and water management on Indigenous lands.
Discussion paper

Karajarri: A West Kimberley experience in managing native title

In 2002 and 2004 Karajarri had their native title rights and interests recognised to over 31,000 square kilometres of land in the West Kimberley, south of Broome. This is an area about half the size of Tasmania. Here there are pastoral stations, mining interests, coastal...

The Gunditjmara land justice story

In March 2007, celebrations were held on Gunditjmara country in south-western Victoria to celebrate a native title consent determination -- a determination that is reached through the consent of all parties, rather than litigation. The celebrations were at the base of the volcanic mountain Budj...
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