Local Cultural Connections

Douglas Traditional Owners

Traditional Owner groups - Douglas

Contacting Traditional Owners

For an interactive map with spatial information and contact details, click on the link below to access the Native Title Vision mapping.

National Native Title Vision map

There are 3 Traditional Owner groups in the Douglas Local Landscape, as shown in the image to the right.  See below for a brief description of each group’s connection to country or click on the links to access contact details for these groups.

  • Jabalbina Yalanji AC – The Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC administers land on behalf of the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people of the Daintree.  They hold exclusive native title rights over more than 30,000ha of the Daintree rainforest, as well as non-exclusive rights over an additional 96,600ha, including access rights for camping, hunting, fishing, gathering and the conduct of ceremonies.
  • Western Yalanji AC – The Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation administers land on behalf of the Western Yalanji people.  They hold non-exclusive native title rights over parts of the Karma Waters pastoral property, to the west of Daintree and just on the western boundary of the Wet Tropics NRM region.
  • Dawul Wuru (Yirrganydji) Aboriginal Corporation – The corporation was established to protect, secure, support and promote the rights and interests of local Aboriginal Traditional Owners in the area between Cairns and Port Douglas.

Traditional Owner groups across the Wet Tropics

For more Local Cultural Connections showing Traditional Owner groups in locations across the Wet Tropics, please click on the local landscape below.

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