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Yuin business South Coast Seaweed partners with Macquarie University to document Indigenous knowledge and uses of seaweed

Ellouise Bailey
Updated July 1 2022 - 9:47am, first published June 30 2022 - 5:00pm
Owners of South Coast Seaweed James Thomas and Sarah Thomas started their business venture to reconnect with culture. The couple has a vision to create a viable seaweed industry on the Far South Coast of NSW. Photo: Sunbird Photography
Owners of South Coast Seaweed James Thomas and Sarah Thomas started their business venture to reconnect with culture. The couple has a vision to create a viable seaweed industry on the Far South Coast of NSW. Photo: Sunbird Photography

Did you know seaweed was traditionally used among Indigenous groups as a food source, for shelter, to make nets for fishing, for shoes and clothing, for cooking and transporting food, in ritual, and as medicine?

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Ellouise Bailey

Ellouise Bailey

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Queensland Country Life reporter based in Rockhampton and reporting on agriculture in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0447 477 399 or email ellouise.bailey@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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