OLKOLA

For thousands of years the Olkola People have been custodians for over one million hectares of land between the now – Laura township to the east and Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw to the west

Country

The Olkola People’s traditional estate is vast. For thousands of years the Olkola People have been custodians for over one million hectares of land between the now – Laura township to the east and Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw to the west.

People

The Olkola Nation originates from central Cape York Peninsula, with a Traditional Estate that encompasses over one million hectares of land between Laura township to the east and Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw to the west

Corporation

Established in 1995 to represent the Traditional Owners of Glen Garland and become the legal entity to hold and manage the Glen Garland Pastoral Lease on behalf of the Traditional Owners of Glen Garland, the Olkola People.

Wildlife on Olkola Country
Olkola Ranger
Country Roads
Olkola Rangers on country
Killarney
Olkola Country
Mike Ross and Marian Reid from ACF at Killarney Station
Killarney Station
Killarney Shed
Campfire

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Olkola Country

Photo by: John Pender, 2019