Creating a prosperous, sustainable and healthy Northern Australia

State of the Indigenous estate

State of the Indigenous estate
  • First Nations led business development

Summary

The interim report provides background information on the scale, biophysical characteristics, land uses, aspirations and preferences for development in the north of Australia.

It also gives a snapshot of agricultural potential in the regions piloted in this project and provides context for the three Land Use Plans developed as part of the Business on Country diversification project.

This interim report should be read in conjunction with the following reports:

Projects

Business on country: Land use diversification on the Indigenous estate

Business on country: Land use diversification on the Indigenous estate

This project seeks to develop a northern Australian network and engagement framework for Indigenous landowners and managers on how to progress development and a fee for services sector across the Indigenous estate. The Business on Country approach facilitates the infusion of cultural values, rights and interests into Indigenous business creation and activity. This project has delivered a suite of research outputs and publications, which are complementary to each other and these are listed below in the publications section.

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