For Indigenous people all aspects of life are intimately connected to the health of their coastal lands and seas. The Territory is famous for fishing, boating and camping thanks largely to our healthy rivers and coasts, teeming with fish and wildlife.
But our coasts are under threat and we are seeing signs of decline. It’s time to put the Plan to protect our Top End coasts into action, to help recover our Top End economy and safeguard our fishing, culture and lifestyle.
Right now, the government is finalising the 30-year plan for our Top End parks. We need to let the government know that an ambitious plan will need to be matched with ambitious funding if it is to deliver what Top End nature and culture needs. Let's show the government that Territorians ❤️ NT Parks
Keep Top End Coasts Healthy welcomes the Northern Territory Government's announcement today to ban seabed mining, saying it’s a win for marine life, fishing and culture.