Chapter 33. ‘Getting the Mob in’: Indigenous Initiatives in a New Era of Natural Resource Management in Australia

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member2 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor3
  1. Sandra Pannell

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch33

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Pannell, S. (2008) ‘Getting the Mob in’: Indigenous Initiatives in a New Era of Natural Resource Management in Australia, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 3

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. Discipline of Anthropology and Archaeology, School of Arts and Social Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • ‘GETTING THE MOB IN’;
  • modern colonies and new topographies;
  • traditional ecological knowledge (TEK);
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC);
  • future of Aboriginal Plan;
  • Aboriginal Plan and a new lexicon for talking about NRM

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • ‘Getting the mob in’: a brief history

  • From invisible subjects, to Indigenous stakeholders, to traditional owners

  • Modern colonies, new topographies

  • From science to sentiment: the assertion of a different ethos

  • The future of the Aboriginal Plan?

  • Acknowledgements

  • Notes

  • References