Empower First Nations & community
Driving place-based solutions using traditional knowledge and an integrated town and area-wide approach.
|Current situation: under-utilised but keen & capable||Why now: creates ownership and value-adding||WHAT IS NEEDED|
First Nations peoples’ lived in harmony with their local environs for many millennia before Europeans arrived, yet their traditional knowledge around living sustainably and Caring for Country is not well integrated within planning and resilience delivery – a missed opportunity for designing optimal co-existence systems.
|Empowering First Nations traditional knowledge to become a critical component of designing sustainable solutions for Country.
Improving First Nations and community involvement in decision making.
Encouraging people to examine and adapt their behaviours for the benefit of the natural world and for the people and places we love.
Empowering millions of people across regions to be part of the solution by giving them knowledge about what they can do to look after their environs, communities and way of life.
|$8.5 million annual investment (for 3 years then tapering significantly):