Samarla Deshong

Project Officer - Traditional Owner Engagement

Samarla Deshong from Reef Catchments.

I am a Traditional Owner of the Koinmerburra/Kabi Kabi tribes in Queensland. My background is in Land and Sea Management and Climate Change adaption and I have been on the Reef Catchments Traditional Owners Reference Group for 14 years. Seven tribal groups in the Mackay Whitsunday Isaac region are represented on TORG.

At Reef Catchments I am working to progress TORG and Traditional Owner NRM environmental and cultural heritage outcomes.