Investments in Projects

Stories from ILSC-funded projects

An ILSC-assisted project management plan is helping Ngarliyarndu Bindirri Aboriginal Corporation set itself a new direction. Programs at Decca Station support Indigenous people who have disabilities and mental health issues, and also aim to reduce the rate of re-incarceration of people in the Roebourne region.
Land management funding for Indigenous-owned Delta Downs Station in the Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD, protected cultural and environmental values and led to employment and training outcomes.
Funding is seeding Indigenous mangrove tourism near Cairns. Assistance from the ILSC and other project partners has brought Mandingalbay Yidinji Aboriginal Corporation (MYAC) closer to achieving economic opportunities from the natural and cultural values of its native title land.

Kimberley and Pilbara communities, WA

The ILC supported the Edge of Nowhere (EON) Foundation to improve management and training in horticulture in Kimberley and Pilbara communities. EON works with remote Indigenous schools and communities to secure a local supply of fresh fruit and vegetables from community-based gardens.

Northern Territory

Fish River’s savanna burning project was the first Indigenous project to earn carbon credits under the Carbon Farming Initiative. The project follows the purchase of the NT property to protect Indigenous cultural values and the environment, while providing Indigenous people jobs in environmental management.
Gallang Place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation Inc has a new home in Brisbane, thanks to the ILSC’s land acquisition program.

Bronte Park, TAS

The purchase of the Gowan Brae property means Aboriginal people in Tasmania can now fully enjoy and protect its cultural and environmental values and reconnect with culturally important land in the central highlands bio-region.
Home Valley is a working cattle station and tourism enterprise which hosts an on-site training program for Indigenous men and women studying tourism, hospitality and a range of pastoral operations.