Fish River Station facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsFish River Station
|Nearest town or city||Daly River|
|Area||1,781 square kilometres (688 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Nature Conservancy|
|See also||Protected areas of the Northern Territory|
It is bounded to the north and the east by the Daly River, to the west by the Wingate Mountains and to the south by Dorisvale and Florina Stations.
The property was acquired in 2011 by the Indigenous Land Corporation in conjunction with the Nature Conservancy, Pew Environmental Group and the Australian Government’s National Reserve System for A$13 million. The property was sold to the group by prominent Melbourne barrister Alan Myers.
The traditional owners of the area are the Wagiman, Labarganyan, Malak Malak and Kamu peoples. In 2011 after the property was acquired by the Indigenous Land Corporation the management was handed back to the traditional owners.
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