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The world’s oldest tropical rainforest – Daintree Rainforest in Queensland – had its formal ownership returned to its Traditional Owners on Wednesday this week.

The agreement with the Queensland Government notably included provisions for increased involvement of the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people in the management of the area.

Produced By: Grace Atta

Featured In Story: Chrissy Grant – Eastern Kuku Yalanji Woman; Chairperson of the Wet Tropics Management Authority and Chair of International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on World Heritage

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 30 September 2021