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Resources

The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) publishes and co-authors a wide variety of publications to keep land and sea managers, researchers, policy makers, students and others up to date with the latest developments in Indigenous natural and cultural resource management in north Australia.

You will find information on current activities in policy development, Indigenous knowledge, salt and fresh water management, youth leadership and opportunities in the carbon economy.

These documents can be accessed through the search options to the right of this page. If you would like further information please let us know: contact@nailsma.org.au

This discussion paper outlines the issues and responses required to maintain relative autonomy in collaboration for natural and cultural heritage conservation, as elements of a "beyond respect"...
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This publication provides a brief summary and insight into six NAILSMA coordinated livelihood research projects and clearly states the key recommendations and findings of each project. Indigenous...
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The North Australian Indigenous Experts Forum on Sustainable Economic Development provides advice to the Northern Australia Ministerial Forum. Chairs, Patrick Dodson and Peter Yu, presented this...
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Abstract:Statutory water rights for Australia's Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities remain one of the major unrealised promises of the national water reform process.Position statements,...
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Design of Carbon Farming Initiative
This Consultation Paper was a first step in a dialogue with stakeholders about the Carbon Farming Initiative. All submissions were due by 21 January 2011.
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Standing Together for Water Rights” North Australian Indigenous Experts Water Futures Forum Report
"Standing Together for Water Rights” North Australian Indigenous Experts Water Futures Forum Report summaries the processes and outcomes of the Indigenous Experts Forum held in August 2009. Convened...
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Emissions Trading UNU image
This is a short guide for Indigenous land managers and those who work with Indigenous communities to the phenomenon of climate change, and to ‘market’ and financial mechanisms for reducing greenhouse...
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I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Darwin, the Larrakia People and pay my respects to their Elders past and present and to thank...
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Yams
Indigenous Australians own and occupy large tracts of land across northern Australia. They also make up a significant (and rapidly growing)...
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In December 2013, the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia invited submissions to inform its consideration of policies for developing...
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NAILSMA has won two prestigious Banksia Environmental Awards, one in the Land and Biodiversity category, and another in the Indigenous category. The...
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Extract from Plenary Session, Society for Conservation OCEANIA 2012 Conference, Darwin 21-23 September.   Indigenous land and sea management should...
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