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Tourism

Regional Indigenous tourism

The project is working on developing a regional Indigenous tourism strategy for the deserts.

The Indigenous Consulting Group has been commissioned to develop a strategy and have conducted a series of consultations across the desert areas to identify the key issues and actions Indigenous groups want to do to develop and manage tourism on their lands. This feedback will go into the development of the strategy.

A regional strategy aims to:

The development of the regional Indigenous tourism strategy for the project area is funded mainly by the Commonwealth Government under the Building Better Regions Fund with the project also contributing funds.

Development of tourism products

In addition to the strategy, the project is investing in the development of a number of tourism products.  These include:

Combined these new products and the implementation of the strategy (subject to resources) will increase the opportunities for diversified income streams to Indigenous land management organisations and traditional owners in the desert.

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"In traditional times there were no borders like now – no states and territories; no native title borders and different groups drawing lines. This project removes those borders so that we can work together to keep country and people healthy. It is an ambitious project that we are keen to do." Nyaparu Rose, Nyangumarta Warrarn Elder
10 Deserts Project steering committee member
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