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ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027



ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027


Anindilyakwa Land Council


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Anindilyakwa Land Council (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt -- Periodicals

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ALC 15 year Strategic Plan 6. Goal B: Best Practice Service Delivery 54 Recent advances in culture methods for giant clams have been encouraging and the ALC Rangers are currently working with Darwin Aquaculture and NT Fisheries to trial whether they can be grown on Groote Eylandt and sold overseas. A secondary aim of the trial is to grow giant clams to make up for the population decline caused by people harvesting them. The ALC is to support any prospective business venture that meets the following criteria: It must employ predominantly Anindilyakwa workers and foster Anindilyakwa leadership; It must enhance a local economy and a capacity to develop a self-sufficient economy into the future; If royalties are to be invested it must make a return on investment. ACTIONS 27. Pursue the establishment of large-scale aquaculture ventures to augment and eventually replace the dependency on royalty income. 28. Support the joint venture between Aminjarrinja Enterprise Aboriginal Corporation, NT Fisheries and Tasmanian Seafoods to trial growing trepang. 29. Provide seed funding of $375,000 to help Traditional Trepang Traders Joint Venture set-up a sustainable trepang farming business at Bartalumba Bay. 30. Investigate various fish species for their commercial viability and help local fishing people to set up small businesses in commercial fishing. 31. Investigate the feasibility of establishing a large-scale shrimp farm to export product internationally. 32. Explore funding and resources available for pilot programs and establishing costs. 33. Approach existing operations in places including Berri Springs, Nhulunbuy and Humpty Doo for insights and information. 34. Explore existing commercial Spanish Mackerel and wild Barramundi operations in East Arnhem with the view to cooperate on freight and distribution lines. 35. Continue a trial to grow giant clams on Groote Eylandt and if successful find an overseas market and set up a commercially viable business.