This guide sets out best practice principles based on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, for engagement and obtaining free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) in these circumstances. This guide is primarily for potential carbon project agents, aggregators and advisors. Download the PDF.
Letter: Seeking Assurance of Funding for the North Australian Fire Information Service (NAFI)
22 organisations engaged in supporting fire management across north Australia sent a letter to Environment Minister Sussan Ley on May 6, 2020, calling on the Australian Government to fund the vital NAFI service for a minimum 3 year period to provide assurance to fire managers who rely on this service to do fire management planning and respond to hot spots as fires are tracked by satellite. View the letter
ICIN Submission to the Royal Commission on National Natural Disaster Arrangements (Bushfires Royal Commission)
The ICIN highlights the benefits of Indigenous fire management practices and the need for governments and agencies to better recognise and support the critical role of Indigenous land managers in responding to climate change in a submission to the Royal Commission on Bushfires in May 2020.
Report: 2020 North Australian Savanna Fire Forum
A summary of discussions, presentations and outcomes of the 2020 forum. Published 3 June and updated on 7 July 2020.