Programs Coordinator Aboriginal Heritage Unit (AHU)
Department of Parks and Wildlife
Karim is a Noongar man with connections to country to the Donnybrook, Collie, Busselton, Bunbury areas in the south-west. He has worked for the Department of Parks and Wildlife for 20 years.
Roles over the years include a seasonal firefighter, Conservation employee, Aboriginal Training Supervisor, Project officer with south West Native Title section and now with the AHU. Karim has made a significant contribution to increasing understanding of Noongar culture and how people live with their country and ensuring all Aboriginal interests are considered in relation to Parks and Wildlife legislation and policies. He shares his knowledge of traditional skills and practices, and how they are applied to today’s world through participation in education activities, community events and community development programs, including the Noongar Language Program.