Upper Murrumbidgee : Talking fish - making connections with the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin

Frawley, Jodi, Nichols, Scott, Goodall, Heather, & Baker, Elizabeth (2011) Upper Murrumbidgee : Talking fish - making connections with the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin. [Textual Work]

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The Upper Murrumbidgee cuts its way through the Snowy Mountains in south‐eastern New South Wales, snaking its way south, then turning north before dropping into the lowland and heading west to join the Murray downstream of Swan Hill. The Upper ‘Bidgee floodplain is only a couple of hundred metres wide, a stark contrast to the kilometres‐wide floodplains in other parts of the Murray‐ Darling Basin. When the floods come, they come up quickly and roar through the narrow valleys. These are the traditional lands of the Ngunnawal and Ngarigo peoples. They fished the river and surrounding waterways and hunted the wetlands. The seasonal rise and fall of the water guided their travels and featured in their stories. The Ngunnawal and Ngarigo people have seen their land and the river change...

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ID Code: 67521
Item Type: Creative Work (Textual Work)
Refereed: No
Additional Information: ISBN 9781921914355
Material: Booklet
Measurements or Duration: 22 pages
Published Source: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/fisheries/habitat/publications/historical-accounts/talking-fish-in-the-murray-darling-basin
Publisher: Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Canberra
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT (050200) > Environmental Education and Extension (050203)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Deposited On: 18 Feb 2014 23:37
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2014 23:10

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