Indigenous land and sea management resources

Photo by Francis Andrijich: Ochre being gathered at Nowanup, south-western Australia.

Each of the following resources provides a good overview information which can be read or revisited about Indigenous land and sea management in Australia and about philanthropic support of Indigenous projects.

Indigenous land and sea management resources

Indigenous land and sea management – a case study

Written by Dermot Smyth for the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities on behalf of the State of the Environment 2011 Committee.

Consolidated report on Indigenous Protected Areas following Social Return on Investment analyses

Produced by Social Ventures Australia Consulting on behalf of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, February 2016


Indigenous land management in Australia – Extent, scope, diversity barriers and success factors

Written by Rosemary Hill, Petina L Pert, Jocelyn Davies, Catherine J Robinson, Fiona Walsh and Fay Falco-Mammone, CSIRO, May 2013

Indigenous Philanthropy Resources

A worthwhile exchange: a guide to Indigenous philanthropy

Produced by The Christensen Fund, Rio Tinto Aboriginal Fund and Greenstone Group, 2010

AEGN Resources

Giving Green Briefing Note – Indigenous Land and Sea Management ­

Prepared by Jon Altman and Elisabeth Yarbakhsh, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University, on behalf of the AEGN, 2012

The AEGN’s Directory of Environmental Organisations (the eNGO Map)

This is a resource on the AEGN’s website which helps you to pinpoint organisations working across the issue, approach and location that you are interested in. We updated this database with Indigenous land and sea management groups at the end of 2016 and it is now brimming with organisations to investigate – well worth a look!