A legal regime to protect Aboriginal knowledge
The Garuwanga Project is working to build a legal framework that would protect Aboriginal traditional knowledge of biodiversity.
Historically, a number of corporations have taken Aboriginal knowledge from communities and patented their practices, leaving the community without financial reward or even barring them from practicing their own knowledge.
- Aunty Frances Bodkin
- Natalie Stoianoff – Professor and Director of the Intellectual Property Program in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney.