Don Duggan


Triodia’s owner, Don Duggan, provides a unique service. He is an Aboriginal person wishing to pass on his decades of experience and skills in land management. He is widely respected across northern Australia as a mentor for other Aboriginal people with an ability to effectively engage young Aboriginal people in vegetation based work.


  • Management of Triodia since 2006
  • 14 years with Greening Australia’s Aboriginal Landcare Education Program in the Northern Territory – including being the Coordinator – developed a series of learning guides aimed at remote Aboriginal students working in conservation and land management (ALEP Learning Guides)
  • 20 years in landscaping, horticulture and vegetation management with Department of Defence at Darwin’s RAAF base
  • 2 years with Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation and Cairns TAFE delivering training on Cape York



  • Diploma of Resource Management
  • Certificate IV in Language Literacy and Numeracy
  • Certificate IV Horticulture
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE 40110)
  • Apply First Aid
  • Working With Children Ochre Card
  • Construction White Card
  • Professional Ground Spraying Business Licence
  • Professional Ground Spray Applicator’s Licence
  • ChemCert registration
  • Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council Certified Supplier
  • Member Industry Capability Network NT
  • Member Northern Territory Indigenous Business Network
  • Northern Territory Chamber of Commerce Industry Incorporated
  • CAL accredited