Gayini Nimmie-Caira Property Manager, TNC Australia
Rene Woods Gayini Nimmie-Caira Property Manager, TNC Australia © Dan Hartley-Allen

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Rene Woods

Gayini Project Manager


  • Areas of Expertise

    water policy, indigenous communities, operations, community relations


Rene is a Nari Nari man from southwest New South Wales with a long involvement in securing rights to water for Aboriginal people including as Chair of Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations and Operations Manager at Nari Nari Tribal Council. He grew up on the Murrumbidgee where the river was always central to his family, his community and their way of life. 

Rene commenced working at TNC in 2018 and works from Gayini in southern New South Wales.

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Saving the Great Cumbung 34,000 hectares of important wetland habitats in the Murrumbidgee Valley