Webinar: Understanding water values in Indigenous Australia

How Indigenous knowledge improves our understanding of water

Indigenous Australians are the oldest continuous culture on earth and have adapted to many different environments. This webinar showcases results from 15 years of research with Indigenous people across northern Australia. It highlights how understanding Indigenous values, knowledge and rights is increasingly important to successful water planning and management. join this discussion on how Indigenous values, knowledge and rights are shaping water resource planning and development.

Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Time: 2:00pm (Australia/Sydney; find your local time)

Format: Presentation, Discussion + Q&A (up to 60mins)

Cost: Free

Chair: Trevor Pillar, National Partnerships Manager

Resources: Webcasts and other documents will be available here



Marcus Barber


Marcus Barber is an environmental anthropologist with CSIRO Land and Water. He has 20 years field research experience with water and Aboriginal Australians, focusing on coastal and freshwater values, ... Read more


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