This episode explores how traditional knowledge can inform management of surface waters, and look at problems with our current management frameworks. 


  • Dr Anne Poelina (on Mardoowarra country, Broome), to ‘wake up the snake’ (2m 34s)
  • ‘Yoolbooroo’ from Kalaji, by Mark Coles Smith (21m 49s)
  • Troy McDonald, on his water journey (27m 10s)
  • World Heritage Ranger, Aaron Morgan, on Gunditjmara country, at the UNESCO-recognised Tae Rak, in the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape (29m 41s) 
  • Aboriginal Water Officer Nicky Hudson on cultural flows background at the  Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation (37m 41s)
  • Students of Dharma school in Daylesford (45m 54s)

Nominated Water Songs:

  • Yoolbooroo. Kalaji
  • Down by the river. Neil Young
  • River deep mountain high. Ike and Tina Turner
  • River. Bishop Briggs
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