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Indigenous peoples have practiced traditional burns in North Queensland for decades and now government support is growing for the practice in other parts of Australia.

Traditional burns were conducted in Victoria this week under a new partnership between Forest Fire Management Victoria and Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation.

The burns involve taking a holistic approach to land management and allow Indigenous peoples to reconnect to land and culture.

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Friday, May 19 2017
Produced By Caitlin Archbold
Featured in storyRodney Carter, CEO Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal CorporationTrent Nelson, Dja Dja Wurrung Ranger Team LeaderUncle David Wandin, Wurundjeri Land Council Victor Steffenson, Indigenous fire practitionerPeta-Marie Standley, Operations Manager Cape York Natural Resource Management
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