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Yirrkala Community celebrates Graduation

R: The graduating class of Yirrkala at the 2017 graduation ceremony with community, NT Government and Batchelor Institute representatives. Image:Darren O’Dwyer The remote community of Yirrkala has celebrated the achievements of forty graduates, who have completed a range of courses at
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Rangers & Archaeologists Record Historic Stone Pictures

One of the stone pictures on site at Maccassans Beach approx. 50km from Nhulunbuy   Earlier this year Dr. Campbell Macknight returned to Macassans Beach in East Arnhem Land, after a 50-year absence, to use current GPS technology to record 46 stone pictures created by Yolngu elder
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From School To Country: Aboriginal Graduates Now Full-Time Rangers

Bungamana Gunumbarr (Yirralka Ranger Layhnapuy Homelands), Fiona Marika and Mundatjngu Mununggurr recording information about country using ipads.   Two graduates from Batchelor Institute’s Conservation and Land Management courses are now working together as rangers on country in
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