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Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation

Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation

About Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation

The Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation (ASRAC) comprises seven ranger groups that together look after the Arafura Swamp, its catchment and adjacent sea country in East Arnhem Land.

The Arafura Swamp is a vast wetland surrounded by a catchment extending from Castlereagh Bay to the upper reaches of the Goyder and Glyde Rivers.

The ranger groups overseeing this country include Donydji Rangers, Mirrngandja Rangers, Wurrungguyana Rangers, Balmawirrey Dhipirri Rangers, Gurruwiling Rangers, Wanga Djakamirr Rangers and Dhupuwamirri Rangers.

The Arafura Swamp Rangers 2019 image David Hancock

Arafura Swamp Rangers are currently consulting on a proposed new IPA covering 14,000 square kilometres.

ASRAC are part of the Central Arnhem Land Fire Abatement project which is hosted by Arnhem Land Fire Abatement NT.

Arafura Swamp Rangers conduct early dry season burning image David Hancock

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