The Northern Territory

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  • Fish River 

    • Credits issued: 49,041 (2011-2014). Credits sold to Caltex in 2013, representing the first sale of indigenous led savanna fire management credits under Australia’s former carbon pricing scheme.
    • Indigenous traditional owner groups: Labarganyan. Wagiman. Malak Malak. Kamu.
    • Land tenure: Formerly the privately owned Fish River pastoral station, Fish River Station was sold to the ILC in 2010.
    • Region: Daly Region.
    • Land size: 182,000 hectares.


    Fish River


    • Declaration date: 27 February 2013 (CFI).
    • Credits issued: 7034 (to August 2015).
    • Project Owner: Jawoyn Association Aboriginal Corporation.
    • Region: Roper Gulf Shire.

    West Arnhem Land Carbon Abatement Project 

    • Project start: 1990s. The Walfa project was the first Indigenous savanna fire management project in Australia. Work between scientists and traditional owners in the WALFA area led to the first savanna fire management methodology. The Walfa project is a recipient of a Banksia Award (2011).
    • Declaration date: 24 December 2014.
    • Applicable methodology: 1000+ rainfall zone.
    • Credits issued: 353,457 (to August 2015).
    • Funding model: Multi-year direct funding agreement (West Arnhem Fire Management Agreement (WAFMA)) with Conoco Phillips, with additional emissions offsets available as ACCUs.
    • Land tenure: Aboriginal owned land within Warddeken Indigenous Protected Area.
    • Project Owner: Walfa Limited.
    • Project Management: Warddeken Land Management.
    • Region: West Arnhem Land.



    West Arnhem Land Carbon Abatement Project 2

    • Project start: The WALFA 2 project is an extension of the area of the original WALFA project.
    • Declaration date: 23 December 2014
    • Credits issued: 353,457 (to August 2015)