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Butchulla Rangers and Trainees go Totally Wild for K’gari

In late October, Network Ten’s popular children’s show, Totally Wild, filmed with the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation and Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers.  

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Mission Biosecurity is LIVE!

The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has teamed up with Costa Georgiadis of Gardening Australia and our colleagues in New South Wales and around Australia to bring you Mission Biosecurity!

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Keeping K’gari’s Dingoes (Wongari) People-Safe!

Dingoes are one of the many icons of K’gari-Fraser Island – and one that attracts a fair amount of debate and interest. So, what are the facts about the island’s dingoes?

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Totally Wild for K’gari

In late October, Network Ten’s popular children’s show, Totally Wild, filmed with the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation and Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers.  

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Butchulla Junior Rangers Program

The Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers (BLSR) with assistance from Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation (BAC) staff, have kicked off their highly popular 2020 Junior Ranger Program at Urangan Point State School.

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K’gari Stories for Children

For those of you that subscribe to this website or the FINIA Facebook page, you may have noticed a few stories for children creeping in? 

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The Big Four meet the Eurong Weed-busters

A John Sinclair children’s story from K’gari inspired by the Lantana Attack in October 2018 (more…)

An Adventure of the Vocal Quartet

A children’s story from Fraser Island (K’gari)

By John Sinclair
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Stowaway Antics – a story for children

John Sinclair’s children’s stories always carry a message and this one is no different – with the story of some suburban ants that plan their escape to Fraser Island.  Suitable for children or adults (who will also get some fun out of the story), you should approach it with ANT-ICIPATION!

To download John’s story, please click here: Stowaway Antics

Wilfie’s War on Woody Weeds – a story for children by John Sinclair

Wilfie and his Scout Patrol found a wonderful project for their Bob-a-Job week to raise money for their Scout group.  An old man had offered to give the patrol 50 cents for every woody weed they removed from his valley on Fraser Island but only as long as they removed every single one.  Wilfie and his patrol didn’t mind because there were hundreds of woody weeds and they expected to make a lot of money.  Besides it would give them a chance to spend more time on beautiful Fraser Island.  Even Wilfie’s dad was happy to help take the patrol over and do a spot of fishing while he was there.

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