Carnabys Black Cockatoo

Ngoolarks are recognised within Noongar Lore as having high cultural significance in connecting family groups. This project will include Aboriginal Elders and Traditional Custodians from the community, and staff of the Winjan Bindjareb Boodja Rangers and Murdoch’s Ngangk Yira Institute for Change.

Keep Carnaby’s Flying – Ngoolarks Forever is funded by our Major Supporter Lotterywest and will be implemented by Murdoch University through the Harry Butler Institute, in partnership with:

Ngangk Yira Institute for Change and Harry Butler Institute
Winjan Aboriginal Corporation
Birdlife Australia
Perth NRM
South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare (Sercul)
Peel-Harvey Catchment Council
Landcare Serpentine - Jarrahdale
Urban Bushland Council of WA
Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre
Perth Zoo
Curtin University’s Trace and Environmental DNA Laboratory

The Keep Carnaby’s Flying – Ngoolarks Forever website is currently under development, but will be up and running in April 2023 with lots of fascinating information about Ngoolarks and how we can keep them flying. Please visit again then!

In the meantime, if you would like to know more about black cockatoos and how you can help them, please feel free to contact BirdLife’s Black-Cockatoo Project Coordinator Merryn Pryor.