Investments in Projects

Stories from ILSC-funded projects

Challenged by a lack of infrastructure and equipment and with a clear opportunity to grow its business, employ more Indigenous people and generate economic and training benefits from Indigenous-owned land, Barossa Valley Pastured Eggs is now on the path to long-term sustainability as a result of ILSC Our Country Our Future funding.
The ILSC provided $1 million to the Wungening Aboriginal Corporation to purchase a site in metropolitan Perth for the expansion of Wooree Miya Women’s Refuge crisis accommodation and child support services.
ILSC co-investment in a solar hybrid power system has helped to overcome business infrastructure issues that heavily impacted cash flow for Indigenous cultural tourism operators at a resort in remote Western Australia.

Northern Australia

The Kakadu Plum project has helped forge an alliance of Aboriginal enterprises to harvest, market and commercialise Kakadu Plum to build a sustainable industry that provides employment, builds capability, promotes networking and knowledge sharing, builds a stronger connection to country, and generates economic benefits stemming from traditional cultural practices.
The ILSC bought Ayers Rock Resort at Yulara to operate a tourism enterprise that can employ and train a large number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the tourism sector. The resort is operated by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ILSC, Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia.
The Traditional Owners of Bulimba Station, represented by Uwoykand Tribal Aboriginal Corporation (UTAC), entered into a partnership with the ILSC to establish a major cattle enterprise on the 294,740ha property.