Aboriginal water use

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Report

Rivers, the veins of our Country

This report presents case studies from First Nations community members into how Indigenous people are working across the Basin to achieve shared cultural and environmental benefits through the delivery of water for the environment.
Report

Our Knowledge Our Way in caring for Country

These guidelines are a key output from a project of the Australian government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP), Northern Australia Environmental Resources (NAER) Hub, titled Knowledge Brokering for Indigenous Land Management.
Article

Australia has an ugly legacy of denying water rights to Aboriginal people. Not much has changed

Water management in the Murray-Darling Basin has radically changed over the past 30 years, including Aboriginal people’s share of water rights in New South Wales.
Strategy

South east Australia regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

The Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the South-East region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period 2019...
Strategy

Northern Australia regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

This Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the Northern Australia region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period...
Strategy

Australian desert region regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the Australian Desert region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period 2019...
Strategy

South west Australia regional Indigenous land and sea strategy 2019 – 2022

The Regional Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (RILSS) for the South-West Australia region represents an additional, more focused layer to the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) Group’s strategic direction as laid out in the National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) for the period...
Strategy

Cultural flows

As part of re-setting water law and management, this report provides a suite of legal models and tools for giving effect to cultural flows. It details a three-pronged approach pathway for achieving those aims.
Strategy

National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy 2019-2022

The National Indigenous Land and Sea Strategy (NILSS) is a requirement under the ATSI Act and is the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation's (ILSC)’s key policy document. This is the ILSC’s first national strategy to include waters.
Report

Land and water rights of Traditional Owners in Victoria

This research paper provides an overview of the key mechanisms by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can exercise their rights to land and waters in Victoria.