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The rainfall is strongly seasonal with, on average, 70% of the rain falling between December and April. Each of the months June-October receives, on average, with an evolving combination of agisted stock and cattle owned by the property. In addition, a small tourism enterprise is based on Mungalla, emphasising cultural heritage and local wildlife, particularly that of the extensive wetlands. Mungalla has also played an important role in training Nywaigi and other Aboriginal people in natural resource management. Some Nywaigi people lived on Mungalla until around 1940. In the mid-1940s, Nywaigi people, along with other Aboriginal people, were forcibly removed from their ancestral lands, including from towns such as Ingham, under government-sponsored programmes. Many were moved to Great Palm Island which, while located only about 23?km off the coast east of Forrest Beach, is not part of Nywaigi country. Today, some Nywaigi people are scattered across Queensland and New South Wales but many live in towns in their ancestral lands, though under a policy established by the NALC, none actually reside on Mungalla. Nywaigi people seek to restore links to their country that were disrupted by agricultural, pastoral and urban settlement and the Government policies that were associated with it, and they perceive that this will enhance their socio-economic and physical well-being (Larsen et?al. 2006). Mungalla is playing an important role in this restoration process. Prior to European settlement, the Mungalla wetlands were an important source of plant and animal foods and other resources for the Nywaigi people and of considerable cultural significance. The natural landscapes of the Herbert River valley have been greatly altered by agricultural development. There has been extensive clearing of native vegetation with little of the lowland forest remaining. Much of the cleared land that is not under sugar cane is used for cattle grazing. It is likely that nutrient regimes of the valley, including Mungalla and Palm Creek, have been altered as a consequence of agricultural and urban development (Mitchell et?al. 2009). There have also been significant modifications to the region��s hydrology.