Land handover in North Queensland to Olkola people

Last week one of the biggest land handbacks in Australia’s history took place in North Queensland. Ancestral homelands on the Cape York Peninsula are being returned to the Olkola people, bringing an end to more than two decades of campaigning and negotiation. After being locked out of their traditional lands for almost a century, the handover is a […]

Back to country gives the outback a new lease on life

Michael McKenna, The Australian – October 11, 2014 Michael Ross with two of his grandchildren Hamish and Glen Kulka, both land managers, at Nurrakoora Lagoon, at Cape York. Picture: Lyndon Mechielsen Source: News Corp Australia   AFTER a two-decade struggle, Michael Ross is about to become one of the biggest land barons in Queensland. Widely known […]