MCAV young members awarded scholarships to Queensland fire workshop

MCAV young members awarded scholarships to  Queensland fire workshop

Traditional burning methods were featured at the National Indigenous Fire Workshop at Melsonby in Far North Queensland. These workshops are attracting widespread interest throughout Australia.

Mates of The Mountains

Mates of The Mountains
A commission by John and Ros Andrews; artist Dave Thomas

John and Ros Andrews have been visiting the High Country for many years.  .

Celebrating the return of Traditional Burning

Celebrating the return of Traditional Burning

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio today joined Aboriginal Elders from the Dja Dja Wurrung community to hold a ceremony...

Traditional Burning of our High Country

Traditional Burning of our High Country

Members of the MCAV have always understood the benefits of frequent, low intensity (cool) mosaic burns. The Mountain Cattlemen adopted firestick management from the Aborigines, a practice used by the Indigenous people .

Mountain Cattlemen Support Indigenous Firestick Program

Mountain Cattlemen Support Indigenous Firestick Program

Representatives of the Mountain Cattlemen attended an indigenous fire presentation on Monday May 15 in a show of support for the promotion of the traditional methods of fuel reduction burning throughout Australia

The Yarner’ EDITION 25

The Yarner’ EDITION 25

MESSAGE FROM THE ACTING PRESIDENT

I am writing this column as Charlie Lovick resigned from the role of President on the 9th of February. I express the MCAV’s thanks for his leadership.

This country is sick, it is dying.

This country is sick, it is dying.

Indigenous fire-man Victor Steffensen comes to the mountain “ This country is sick, it is dying. ” Geoff Burrowes reports on the Nunniong weekend in December 2016.

Mountain Cattlemen to descend on Buchan

Up to 4000 people will camp for three nights near the Buchan River on January 13/14/15 to celebrate the Mountain Cattlemen’s annual Get Together. It will be three full days of festivities including many horse events and fun for the children

Media Release Cattlemen To Gather At Merrijig

Media Release Cattlemen To Gather At Merrijig

Ned Kelly armour to be copied by Blacksmith on site

The Mountain Cattlemen will hold their annual Get together at Merrijig on the 8/9/10 January 2016.

Yarner Edition 24

Yarner Edition 24

NEW BOOKS RECOMMENDED

Fire Stick Ecology  by Vic Jurskis is now available from MCAV $30 plus postage, or pick up a copy at the Get Together. Fire Stick Ecology is fair dinkum science, written in plain English. 

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