Merriman Station

NSW

Merriman Station

Merriman Station near Brewarrina in NSW is the venue for an innovative shearing school that trains young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for careers in the wool industry.

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Land Management

Mossman Gorge Centre

QLD

Mossman Gorge Centre

Mossman Gorge Centre is an Indigenous ecotourism development constructed by the ILSC and operated by Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia in collaboration with the local Kuku Yalanji people. The centre offers visitors improved access to the Mossman Gorge World Heritage area and provides employment and training opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Tourism Businesses

Mowanjum Station

WA

Mowanjum Station

The ILSC funded Mowanjum Station, a 51,000ha pastoral lease near Derby in the Kimberley Region of WA to reinvigorate the station’s cattle venture. The venture is helping to create a sustainable enterprise as a source of income for station owners, Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation.

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Land Grant

Murrayfield Station

TAS

Murrayfield Station

Murrayfield operates a fine wool enterprise in conjunction with delivering significant, cultural, environmental and social benefits to Aboriginal people of Tasmania.

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Business development

Mertin Street

Bourke, NSW

Mertin Street

Acquisition of 26 Mertin Street, Bourke, NSW, allows programs and services offered there to continue assisting Indigenous people with greater economic participation and wealth generation, promotion of social justice and the cultivation strong partnerships with Indigenous communities.

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Land Acquisition

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence

NSW

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence

The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) opened in 2010 after the ILSC purchased the former Redfern Public School and constructed much needed facilities to benefit Indigenous people across Australia.

Nintiringanyi Cultural Training Centre

Woree, QLD

Nintiringanyi Cultural Training Centre

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.

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Socioeconomic Development Land Grant

North Australia Indigenous Land and Sea

Northern Australia

North Australia Indigenous Land and Sea

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.

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Land Management Environment, Carbon and Heritage

Plantation Park Commercial Kitchen

QLD

Plantation Park Commercial Kitchen

The ILSC funded the construction and fit out of a commercial kitchen for a new cafe at the Aboriginal-owned Gudjuda Cultural Centre in Ayr, south of Townsville, QLD.

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Business development

Port Smith Bird Park

Cross industry support secures future

Port Smith Bird Park

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.

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Land Acquisition

Quandamooka Community Rangers

QLD

Quandamooka Community Rangers

ILSC support for this ranger group helped them establish a social enterprise looking after their native title land and take on a commercial contract.

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Cultural and Environmental Values Socioeconomic Development

Real Jobs Program

NT

Real Jobs Program

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.

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Land Management