Indigenous Weather Knowledge
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view its seasonal calendar
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have developed an intricate understanding of the environment over many thousands of years.
The artwork used in the design of this website represents the relationships between seasonal, meteorological and astronomical changes - and how the Mandandanji people read these changes to inform life on country.
About the Indigenous Weather Knowledge website
Learn more about the Indigenous Weather Knowledge (IWK) website and the Bureau of Meteorology's commitment to strengthening respectful and collaborative relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Language, culture and environmental knowledge
See an overview of the relationships between language, culture and environmental knowledge.
Reconciliation Action Plan
This plan formalises the Bureau of Meteorology's commitment and contribution towards reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples and the wider Australian community.
Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.