Table 2. Classification of joint management indicators for Flora River Nature Park based on the World Commission on Protected Areas framework for assessing management effectiveness of protected areas (Hockings et al. 2006)

  Number of indicators by management effectiveness category
Joint management outcomes Context Planning Input Process Output Outcome
Outcome 1. Joint management keeps Wardaman culture strong 1 5 1
Outcome 2: Real benefits accrue to the Wardaman from joint management 1 3 1
Outcome 3: Good dreaming among partners involved in joint management 1 1 3
Outcome 4: Good park management 1 1 3
Outcome 5: Effective participation by Wardaman in decision making in the park 4 1
Total number of indicators 1 1 3 13 5 4