The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not-for-profit company, has over a decade of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.
Indigenous Australians are responsible for managing over 40% of the land in north Australia and have interests in well over 80% of the north. NAILSMA is making a real difference to finding solutions to support them in their work for future generations.
The IUCN World Parks Congress is a landmark global forum on protected areas held every ten years. As the world’s most influential gathering of people involved in protected area management, it sets the global agenda for the next decade.
Discussion paper available for download. NAILSMA has prepared a discussion paper, Beyond respect: a central role for Indigenous people in Australian land and sea management, that is now available for download from our website. Read more
NAILSMA takes a leadership role at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Sydney. NAILSMA has been selected to co-lead Stream 7, 'Respecting Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge and Culture' at the World Parks Congress. Read more
Position vacant: Ranger Facilitator with the Yirralka Rangers Read more 23/06/2016
eNews: NAILSMA delivers I-Tracker training with Adjumarllarl Rangers in Gunbalanya March 2016 Read more 12/4/2016
eNews: NAILSMA recently hosted the third in a series of training workshops to trial the nationally accredited Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management (ILM). Read more 21/3/2016
Video: Working together on Lama Lama wetlands. A community-led collaborative research project has improved the capacity of the Lama Lama Rangers to monitor wetlands on their country. Working together, the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Limited (NAILSMA), South Cape York Catchments (SCYC), and the Lama Lama Rangers have developed a rapid assessment method, allowing them to monitor more wetlands more often. Read more Posted 22/1/2015
I-Tracker December Technical Update. Regular technical updates are sent out to rangers as part of the I-Tracker network, and an archive of all updates can be downloaded from the NAILSMA website. The December update includes information on the release of a book about the I-Tracker program, the launch of a video featuring the Lama Lama Rangers, and the new CyberTracker Wiki page. Read more Posted 21/1/2015
The Information Hub is a great place to discover more about our work in north Australia supporting Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. You will find detailed information about each of our program areas as well as a rich resource of publications, articles, digital story reports and information on north Australian ranger groups. Browse through the site and use the comprehensive search facility to locate your areas of interest.
- Maabayj (West Island) Turtle Camp with li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Unit - 24th of Sep, 2014
- Turtle camp opportunity with the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers - 25th of Sep, 2013
- World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference 2013 - 26th of May, 2013
- Second Indigenous Experts Forum on Sustainable Economic Development 2013 - 30th of Apr, 2013