Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced
Wednesday 11 September 2019

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt have today announced the recipients of the second round of the Aboriginal Ranger Program.

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt have today announced the recipients of the second round of the Aboriginal Ranger Program.

A total of $9.25 million was available in this round for single or multi-year projects up to three years. It followed funding of $8.45 million allocated in the first round of the program.

The second round of funding has resulted in the creation of 42 full-time or part-time positions for Aboriginal people, including 21 female ranger positions.

A further 55 casual positions and 87 training opportunities have been created in this round.

Under the program, new and existing Aboriginal organisations can employ and train rangers to carry out land and sea management and tourism activities across a range of tenures in remote and regional Western Australia.

Read the full media statement.

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