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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

NAILSMA Indigenous Water Policy Statement
Traditional Owners have an inherent right to make decisions about cultural and natural resource management in north Australia. In accordance with Article 19 of the United Nations Declaration on the...
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Indigenous Wildlife Enterprise Development: The Regulation and Policy Context and Challenges
This report examines legislation, policy, programs and practices associated with the establishment and development of Indigenous Wildlife Enterprises (IWEs) at Commonwealth and Northern Territory...
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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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The socioeconomics of Indigenous customary use and management of dugong and marine turtles—a view from Bardi and Jawi sea country, Western Australia
Under the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA) Dugong and Marine Turtle Project, Traditional Owners from across northern Australia have joined forces to develop...
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This research, under TRaCK Theme 6.1 Establishing water markets in north Australia, was led by Quentin Grafton of the Australian National University, and examined the potential effectiveness and...
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Research is an important means of promoting and assisting management and development on Indigenous land and sea estates in ways that are environmentally, culturally, socially and economically...
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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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International Public Forum on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change
This book contains the proceedings of an International Public Forum on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change 2008. A collaborative effort between Charles Darwin University (CDU), the United Nations...
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Short guide on impact of and responses to climate change, particularly market and financial mechanisms for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Explains what climate change is, describes the carbon...
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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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This declaration was conceived at the International Indigenous Water Experts Forum on Indigenous Water Knowledge and Interests that was held at the Garma festival in Gulkula, north east Arnhem Land...
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Welcome back to all those readers of the only Indigenous news for north Australian Indigenous land and sea managers. A lot has happened since the last edition of Kantri Laif – changes in the national...
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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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Preliminary Study on Indigenous Water Values and Interests in the Katherine Region of NT
This report,  Preliminary Study on Indigenous Water Values and Interests in the Katherine Region of NT, was prepared for NAILSMA's Indigenous Water Policy Group (IWPG). The NAILSMA Indigenous Water...
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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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