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Useful Links

Climate change

NAILSMA has developed tools to help Indigenous communities to understand climate change and the savanna carbon farming industry, including videos, publications and posters.

Australia's Carbon Industry

Carbon Market Institute (CMI) is the peak industry body, providing information a guidance for participating in the carbon industry.

Clean Energy Regulator (CER) provides information about the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) and how Australian Carbon Credits (ACCUs) are tracked, including information about where and when carbon credits were produced to help demonstrate co-benefits.

Code of Conduct for the carbon industry in Australia. Overseen by the CMI, this is a voluntary code which seeks to encourage best practice in the carbon industry, including a complaints process.

QLD Government Land Restoration Fund (LRF) provides support for Queenslanders, including a $10,000 rebate for business advice. The Government has also developed a Co-benefits standard for the LRF which outlines how co-benefits such as improvements to biodiversity, social and cultural values can be demonstrated through the LRF.

WA Government 
also provides information about the carbon industry.

Savanna carbon methods

North Australia Savanna Fire Forum has resources and reports of interest to savanna carbon farmers.

Kimberley Land Council has also developed a step-by-step guide and videos to help Indigenous communities understand the carbon market and the savanna carbon farming methods.


United Nations Sustainable Development Goals provide a framework for demonstrating the value of co-benefits such as improvements to biodiversity, social and cultural values.

Core Benefits Verification Framework developed by the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation is the only accredited third-party verification framework specifically developed for measuring the social and cultural co-benefits of Indigenous carbon businesses in Australia.

Training course

Aboriginal Carbon Foundation provides a 5-day training course in Aboriginal Carbon Farming and Core Benefits Management targeted at Indigenous ranger groups. There are also several recognised core units available in Savanna Carbon Farming Operations which can be delivered by any accredited training organisation.