A Reflection on the Role of Tourism within Vulnerable Biodiverse Reef and Rainforest Regions
A Case-Study from Mission Beach and the Cassowary Coast
Keywords:Epilogue, Collisions between culture and nature, Great Barrier Reef, Wet Tropics Rainforest
It is heartening to see that so many of the scholarly and personal contributions of our special issue should have addressed the complex collisions between culture and nature manifested today within Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest World Heritage Areas.
See Ross Searle, Artist in the tropics: 200 years of art in North Queensland (Townsville: Perc Tucker Gallery, 1991; Ross Searle, To the Islands: Exploring works created by artists in Dunk, Bedarra, and Timana Islands between the 1930s and 1990s (Townsville: Gallery Services, 2013); Gavin Wilson, Escape Artists: Modernists in the Tropics (Cairns: Cairns Regional Gallery, 1998).
Michael Gunn and Catherine Brouwer, Ninney Rise and John Memorial, Bingil Bay, North Qld Conservation Management Plan (Cairns: Landscape Architects, 2016).
Pentecost, Indigenous Cultural Significance Assessment, pp. 14–32.
Leonard Andy, Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, http://art.girringun.com.au/girringun-artists/leonard-andy, 18/9/20. 5.27pm
Djiru People Managing Country at Mission Beach, https://www.nrmq.org.au/djiru-people-managing-country-at-Mission-beach.
I am indebted to Constance Mackness, Clump Point and District: An Historical Record (Cairns: Bolton, 1983) for much of this information.
Pentecost, Indigenous Cultural Significance Assessment, pp. 44–6.