Environmental News

Newman looks to traditional land practices

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Land management problems could be solved by learning from the example of indigenous people before white settlement, the Queensland premier says.

Campbell Newman said indigenous Australians had much better land management practices that most people realised and he had discussed the approach with Australia's climate change commissioner Tim Flannery on Tuesday.

"I have a view that the landscape needs to be better managed and we have to have a really good look at what the traditional practices were of Aboriginal peoples," he told reporters in Brisbane on Tuesday.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/national/qld-not-protecting-environment-flannery/story-e6frfku9-1226520268368