MCAV young members awarded scholarships to Queensland fire workshop
September 04, 2017 | Posted in: Media Releases
, Traditional Burning
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
August 21, 2017 | Posted in: News Articles
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
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
May 27, 2017 | Posted in: Traditional Burning
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
May 15, 2017 | Posted in: Traditional Burning
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
February 01, 2017 | Posted in: Yarner
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.
January 13, 2017 | Posted in: General News
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
January 03, 2017 | Posted in: Media Releases
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
December 16, 2015 | Posted in: Media Releases
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
November 30, 2015 | Posted in: Yarner
, Traditional Burning
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.