Friday, November 11th, 2011

Dampier Peninsula: Bardi-Jawi Rangers win award

Planning Minister John Day recognised the Bardi Jawi Rangers at an awards ceremony last night.

Bardi Jawi Rangers won the Indigenous Coastal Achievement Award for their Bardi Jawi Cultural Experience project.

You can read a media release here:

Coastal Awards 2011 – Winners and Categories

Individual Contribution Awards

Robyn Benken from the Cottesloe Coastcare Association Brad Kneebone from the Lowlands Coastcare Group and

South Coast Management Group (based at Youngs Siding, west of Albany)

Community Group Effort Awards

Geographe Catchment Council for the Bay OK project (Busselton) Parry Beach Voluntary Management Group (west-southwest of Denmark)

Coastal Partnership

Partnership for the environmental restoration work around Torbay Inlet between:

 City of Albany

 Elleker Progress & Sporting Association

 Southern Aboriginal Corporation

 South Coast NRM Noongar Works Team

 South Coast Management Group

Indigenous Coastal Achievement Award

Bardi Jawi Rangers for the Bardi Jawi Cultural Experience project (Broome)

Coastal/Marine Research or Education Award

Albany Senior High School for their Marine Science program

Coastal Development/Design Award

Blackwell & Associates Pty Ltd for the Leighton Foreshore project

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