The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is an Indigenous led not-for-profit company operating across north Australia. We work to assist Indigenous people manage their country sustainably for future generations.

The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people to manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not-for-profit company, has almost two decades worth of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.

We provide Indigenous leadership in the delivery of large-scale and complex programs that meet the environmental, social, cultural, and economic needs of Indigenous people across northern Australia. NAILSMA works with all stakeholders to realise its philosophy of Looking after our country ... our way to empower Indigenous people to take control of their lands and sea.

Fast facts about NAILSMA

  • NAILSMA is recognised by Government and business as being at the forefront of Indigenous thinking about water policy and planning, regional marine planning, Carbon, Indigenous Livelihoods and Indigenous youth leadership.
  • NAILSMA has delivered well over $30 million worth of projects across north Australia, partnering with Indigenous Australians, private and corporate sectors, and the public.
  • NAILSMA is regularly selected through competitive processes to implement and deliver land and sea management projects for Federal and State Governments.
  • NAILSMA brokers partnerships with industry leaders to support innovative Indigenous enterprises by delivering hands-on workshops, tools and knowledge in remote areas.