The ILSC invests in projects that assist Indigenous people with the acquisition and management of land, and water-based activities, so they can achieve economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits.
These project profiles are intended to provide richer insights on the outcomes that are expected to be achieved by each of the projects, as well as highlighting the different pathway that partners choose to reach these outcomes.
In an industry first, Wanna Mar is a new commercial tuna fishing joint venture between Traditional Owners, Far West Coast Investments and the Stehr Group.
A $10 million dollar project announced in June 2021 will create a purpose-built village for Aboriginal Elders living in Adelaide, South Australia.
In August 2019, the handing back of a mixed farming property in northern NSW to the local Indigenous community provided an expansion of education, employment and social services for the region.
The handing back of an 88,000-hectare property in southern New South Wales to its Traditional Custodians will ensure the protection of ecologically vital wetlands and significant Aboriginal heritage sites.
The Karajarri people are Traditional Owners of the land and intertidal zone along the south-west Kimberley coast, WA, and extending several hundred kilometres eastwards into the Great Sandy Desert.
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 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.
In October 2020, the Iningai people reopened the rock art gallery to visitors and renamed Gracevale Station to ‘Turraburra’ which reflects the traditional name of the area.