The many significant heritage and rock art sites across the GRLA are at risk of further degradation to levels where future conservation efforts will be futile.
Despite being the 'gateway' to Arnhem Land, there is a lack of a designated land and cultural management service for this ancient and significant landscape.
The clans’ combined area covers one of the more significant catchment areas.
Management of weeds (Mission Grass and Mimosa) and other threats within this area will improve management effectiveness for the broader landscape.
The Greater Red Lilly Area (GRLA) within the East Alligator catchment of West Arnhem Land has been identified as a priority site and can best be described as the 'gateway' to Arnhem Land.
“I worry about that place…secret place. That got painting there, inside cave. It got to be looked after because my father, grandad, all look after. Now me. I got to do the same. If that painting get rubbed off there might be big trouble.”
For further information about the Njanjma Rangers, the Manbiyarra Visitor Precinct and the On-Country Academy, please contact…
Enterprise Development and Training Officer
Djabulukgu Association Incorporated (DAI)
P: (08) 89 38 3200
M: 0488 937 935