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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

ATSEA Northern Australia Study Tour Story Report booklet
This report provides a record of a study tour to Darwin and north east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia, by ten participants from the Republic of Indonesia and the Democratic Republic...
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Discussion Paper – Reflections on Researching and Developing Indigenous Livelihoods on Country aims to enhance the design and delivery of future livelihoods research and development projects, and...
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The Indigenous Experts Forum, Background Briefing Report contains more information about the Fourm, including its agenda, and discussion paper.
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The evidence presented in this Performance Story Report provides a high level of confirmation that the NAILSMA Indigenous Community Water Facilitator Network project has led to increases in skills,...
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Dugong and Marine Turtle: Teaching Resource and Information Package
This 64 page resource provides teachers and educators with a wealth of information about dugong and marine turtle. It frames scientific ecological knowledge in a Torres Strait context. Written and...
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The NAILSMA Knowledge Series recognises and provides a forum for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people responsible for land and sea management across Northern Australia. It is an information point for...
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Marcia Langton presenting
The NAILSMA Climate Change Adaptation Workshop, held on 21 and 22 April 2010, brought together two knowledge systems seeking to understand climate change, the policy responses and importantly, not...
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Flows for rivers and estuaries: Indigenous water issues, their values Economic opportunities for Northern Australia
NAILSMA is an alliance of peak Indigenous organisations within the bioregional wet and dry tropics of northern Australia. The organisations are the Kimberley, Northern and Carpentaria Land Councils...
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NAILSMA Dugong and Marine Turtle Project final report
The long term vision of the NAILSMA Dugong and Marine Turtle project is for healthy and sustainable populations of dugong and marine turtles in north Australian waters that support Indigenous...
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NAILSMA Position Paper on research for water and climate change
As presented to the CSIRO Indigenous Engagement Roundtable on Water and Climate Change, Science and Indigenous Futures. November 2008 NAILSMA operates on the basis of a culture-based economy, one...
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Indigenous Management of Marine Turtle and Dugong: Legal and Policy Review
  The NAILSMA Dugong and Marine Turtle Project aims to support and facilitate Indigenous management and sustainable use of dugong and marine turtle. The purpose of this report, Indigenous Management...
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Native Oceans Traditional Knowledge Exchange Executive Summary
The Native Oceans Community Exchange Program is a partnership between Ocean Revolution and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA). The exchange program creates...
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This legal review looks at the current laws and policies relating to the dugong and turtle fisheries in Torres Strait and identify opportunities and obstacles to support a community-based approach to...
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This legal review looks at the current laws and policies relating to the dugong and turtle fisheries in Torres Strait and identify opportunities and obstacles to support a community-based approach to...
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Seagrass communities of the Wellesley Island Group
The Wellesley Islands Rangers, through the Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (CLCAC) and the NAILSMA Dugong and Marine Turtle Project, commissioned the Queensland Department of Primary...
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