Since arriving in the NT in 1998 Adrian has worked in a variety of roles across the Top End. The former mechanic and station hand has managed volunteers on a wide variety of environmental projects in remote areas, coordinated the set up and day to day management of the Tiwi Land Ranger team and worked for the Northern Territory Government as a Technical Officer for Weed Sciences. He has also provided extension and training in these roles as well as working for several years training Indigenous Rangers as a Natural & Cultural Resource Management Lecturer for the Batchelor Institute and Charles Darwin University. Adrian has a very practical and focused approach to project management and training that ensures quality outcomes for everyone.
Michael has lived and worked in Northern Australia for the past 18 years and has managed some of the Northern Territories most iconic tourist attractions, including Katherine Gorge, Kings Canyon Resort and Seven Spirt Bay. In these roles Michael liaised with Aboriginal corporations, Landowners, Government Departments and other stakeholders. In Queensland Michael spent several years working as a senior Parks and Wildlife Ranger on Cape York, which gave him the opportunity to work with Indigenous people on a day to day level and an understanding of all aspects of the Cultural connection that Indigenous people have to country.
Michael has also worked for Charles Darwin University as a Lecturer in Conservation and Land Management training remote Indigenous Ranger Groups across the Top End of the Northern Territory. His time with Charles Darwin University allowed him to build strong working relationships with these groups, Michael has a strong understanding of the people and unique ways of getting things done in Northern Australia.
Who we've been working with
Territory Trainers work with a wide range of service providers:
- Northern Territory Department of Corrections
- Northern Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA)
- Tiwi Enterprises
- Tiwi Islands Education and Training Board
- Tiwi College
- Tiwi Land Rangers
- Djelk Rangers
- Yirralka Rangers
- Charles Darwin University
- National Joblink
- Plantation Management Partners
- Yagbani Aboriginal Corporation
- GIBIE Aboriginal Corporation
- DEMED Aboriginal Corporation
- Laynahpuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation
- Rirratjingu Aboriginal corporation
- Gumatj corporation limited
- Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation