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The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) produces a wide variety of publications to keep our supporters and program participants abreast of the latest Indigenous land and sea management news across Australia’s north. 

Our publications include:

Research reports: Reports from our research include literature reviews, program evaluations and policy analysis.

Kantri Laif: A magazine that communicates and promotes the aspirations, research activities and results of Indigenous land and sea management initiatives across northern Australia. Stories come from Indigenous people across north Australia. Kantri Laif is published once a year, is free of charge and available by subscribing here. You can also read Kantri Laif online.

E-news: Our email newsletter delivers the latest news from NAILSMA directly to your inbox every two months.

Story Reporting: Short audio interviews with Indigenous people who take part in NAILSMA organised meetings and forums are combined with digital images of the participants and meeting activities to create an audio-visual report for community feedback.

Knowledge Series: The NAILSMA Knowledge Series encompasses a broad range of publication types including discussion and policy papers, research reports, workshop and conference reports, opinion pieces, and Indigenous Knowledge publications. The series also includes:

  • Book chapters: NAILSMA staff contribute articles to journals in a variety of disciplines.

  • Policy Papers: NAILSMA advocates Indigenous rights and interest through its development of position papers that reflect policy frameworks and strategies being taken to implement those interests.

View publications on our website

NAILSMA publications are included on the website and can be viewed on the following link:   Resources. Use the filter or search function to locate publications of interest.

We also provide links to other organisation's publications on our Resources page of the Information Hub. These external publications are of relevance to NAILSMA activities, programs and partners.

Link to Resources on the Information Hub

In addition to our publications, NAILSMA provides email alerts including:

  • NAILSMA Job Alert: a service provided by NAILSMA for people interested in working in Indigenous Land and Sea Management. Job postings include opportunities with NAILSMA as well as selected positions with our members and professional associations.

  • Media Release: for people who want to be the first to receive the latest Media Releases issued by NAILSMA.

  • NAILSMA Publication Alert: for people who want to be the first to receive notification when NAILSMA releases a new publication. This will include publications that are downloadable from our website and/or available in hardcopy.

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