Nantawarrina Indigenous Protected Area

Category: Place
Date: 1 August 1998
Sub Category:Indigenous Protected Area
Place:Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
Adjacent to the southern boundary of the Gammon Ranges National Park.
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Environmental Heritage | Land Management
Summary Information:
Nantawarrina was the first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) declared in August 1998. The area covers 58,000 hectares and is adjacent to the southern boundary of Gammon Ranges National Park in the northern Flinders Ranges. The Adnyamathanha community from Nepabunna, which has traditional ties to the area, manages the land for biodiversity conservation and cultural values.
Detailed Information:
Title to the land is held by the South Australian Aboriginal Lands Trust on behalf of the Adnyamathanha people from Nepabunna. The Nepabunna community won a United Nations Environment Day award in June 2000 for rehabilitating Nantawarrina.

Related Entries

  • Financial Assistance Agreement
  • Nantawarrina Financial Assistance Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Natural Heritage Trust
  • Nepabunna Community Incorporated
  • Aboriginal Lands Trust (SA)
  • People
  • Adnyamathanha People
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Reserve System Program

  • References

    Environment Australia (Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage (2002) Indigenous Communities & the Environment. Indigenous Protected Areas: Nantawarrina Indigenous Protected Area


    Nantawarrina Financial Assistance Agreement Map - ( Image | Thumbnail | PDF)


    Indigenous Protected Area (Australia) | Indigenous Protected Areas Programme (Australia)