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Personal Stories

Gondwana Link is one story with many voices. Here is a collection of personal stories of some of the incredible people and groups that are contributing towards making the Gondwana Link’s bold vision a reality.

Protecting bushland

  • Ravensthorpe - Wonderland of Plants

    Ravensthorpe - Wonderland of Plants

    Watch this ABC interview of a young Professor Kingsley Dixon highlighting the loss of plant species in Ravensthorpe due to land clearing.

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  • In Defence of the Forests

    In Defence of the Forests

    Jess Beckerling of the WA Forest Alliance speaks about protecting and restoring some of south-western Australia's unique forests.

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  • Clearing the Land

    Clearing the Land

    This short video depicts the dramatic story of land clearing in south-western Australia

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Restoring habitat health

  • One Thousand Kilometres of Hope

    One Thousand Kilometres of Hope

    Gondwana Link CEO, Keith Bradby, gives a down-to-earth overview of how we are turning our bold vision into a reality.

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  • Who is in Our Backyard?

    Who is in Our Backyard?

    Meet the Masked Owls of the Margaret River and the people who are working hard to save them.

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  • Technology Working for Wildlife

    Technology Working for Wildlife

    Watch restoration ecologist, Justin Jonson, apply planning and technology to return large areas of cleared land back to bush.

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  • Farming for the Future: Restoring Oyster Harbour Together

    Farming for the Future: Restoring Oyster Harbour Together

    Yes we can! An important estuary near Albany has been restored to health by communities working together in the catchment and under water - a wonderful outcome for large-scale landcare and a world-first in successful seagrass restoration. Presented with heart by Heather Adams, Geoff Bastyan, Alan Hawley and the Wiehl family.

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Supporting First Nations

  • The Country Looks After Us

    The Country Looks After Us

    The creation and maintenance of wunyarr is critical to life in the dry country of the Great Western Woodlands. Les Schultz of the Ngadju Conservation Aboriginal Corporation has witnessed the loss of wunyarr to wild fire and wants Ngadju back at the front line of managing fire.

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  • Nowanup: Healing Land - Healing People

    Nowanup: Healing Land - Healing People

    Under the extraordinary leadership and dedication of Elder Eugene Eades, Nowanup has become a beacon of hope, a force for cross-cultural sharing and a powerful healing place.

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  • Nowanup Rangers seed collection training

    Nowanup Rangers seed collection training

    Through a partnership with Greening Australia and Woodside, the Nowanup Rangers have been undergoing accredited training in native seed collection. This program gives the team the opportunity to learn the skills and knowledge needed to work in this industry and to consider developing their own seed supply enterprise.

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  • Giant animal cultural plantings

    Giant animal cultural plantings

    The Nowanup Ranger team were very keen to undertake some culturally driven restoration plantings on the Gondwana Link properties. They took the form of three giant animals

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  • My journey with Nowanup - what next Eugene?

    My journey with Nowanup - what next Eugene?

    Supporting Noongar Elder Eugene Eades with his cultural reconnection work at Nowanup since 2011. We get so much reward from working alongside our Noongar brothers and sisters.
    Story by Rod Safstrom

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Collaboration and building capacity

  • Ranges Link - Bringing Country Back to Life

    Ranges Link - Bringing Country Back to Life

    An uplifting story of landholder-led conservation and restoration from the farming country between the Porongurup and Stirling Ranges.

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  • From Queensland to Gondwana Link

    From Queensland to Gondwana Link

    Bill and Jane Thompson always wanted to be active participants in a large conservation project so they moved from Queensland and bought "Yarraweyah Falls", a 1500 ha property in central Gondwana Link.

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Planning and measuring success

  • Keeping a close eye on who’s there

    Keeping a close eye on who’s there

    For several years the Ngadju Rangers have been setting up remote cameras to monitor what’s happening when they aren’t there. The rangers have used them to monitor whether malleefowl are using a nest, what animals are using a water source, who lives in hollow logs, and what animals are visiting recently burnt country.

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