2021 KPMG Indigenous Land Management Award – NSW

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Nari Nari Tribal Council

The Nari Nari Tribal Council are ensuring the ongoing protection of ecologically vital wetlands and significant Aboriginal heritage sites at Gayini. The traditional home of the Nari Nari people, Gayini is an environmentally and culturally significant property on the Murrumbidgee floodplains, located between Hay and Balranald. Since May 2018, Gayini has been the focus of an ambitious and collaborative wetlands restoration program, with more than 2,000 cultural sites, including burial sites, middens and campsites, recorded.