KIMSS Kimberley Cattlemen Part 2

Our Way

Added by Kimberley Indigenous Management Support Service

Description Aboriginal cattlemen are coming back to the Kimberley...

In the second part of this story we meet up and coming station manager Robin Yeeda from Halls Creek, KIMSS trainee Ivan Bridge, Manager of Mowanjum Station Keith Nenowatt and Mowanjum Committee member Penny Bidd, along with Colin Fuller, Dwayne Donation and Dickie Cox, the legendary Chairman of Noonkanbah Community.

The Kimberley Indigenous Management Support Service, or KIMSS, is a joint initiative of the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, and the Indigenous Land Corporation.

KIMSS works to increase the profitability and sustainability of the Kimberley Indigenous pastoral industry by providing management and technical support to Kimberley Aboriginal land managers.

KIMSS operates according to the directions and needs identified by the Aboriginal land managers and corporations.

Support is provided in the following areas:
• planning for property and business development and
financial management including budgeting and cost
control methods;
• training & mentoring;
• infrastructure development;
• livestock handling, marketing and animal welfare;
• herd management;
• animal welfare;
• livestock marketing;
• rangeland management;
• fire management.

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