Investments in Projects
Stories from ILSC-funded projects
The ILSC granted a property in McCormack Street, Cairns to Nintiringanyi Cultural Training Centre (NCTC) so the group can maintain and expand its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander training, employment preparation and life skill development programs.
The North Australia Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is an Indigenous organisation that develops savannah fire management and carbon abatement projects across northern WA, NT and QLD.
The purchase of the Port Smith Bird Park, near Broome, Western Australia, by the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) on behalf of the Karajarri Traditional Lands Association (KTLA) is testament to the success that collaborative, cross sector partnerships can achieve in assisting Traditional Owners secure land for economic, cultural, environmental and social benefit.
Through the Real Jobs Program, the ILSC is assisting Indigenous people throughout the NT into training that leads to employment in the environmental, land management and pastoral sectors, facilitating career development and entry into mainstream work.
The ILSC assisted Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative (Rumbalara) with funding for a major landscaping project at the Verney Rd property in Shepparton, northern Victoria.
The Sister Kate’s site in Perth, WA, was purchased to provide aged care services and access to a culturally significant place for elderly members of the Stolen Generation.
The ILSC has assisted the Thamarrurr Enterprise Centre at Wadeye in the NT with land management funding in support of small enterprises using local resources, including the oils of native plants.