Prime Minister and Cabinet
The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is an independent statutory authority of the Australian Government, established in 1995. ILSC's purpose is to assist Indigenous people to acquire and manage land to achieve economic, environmental, social and cultural benefits. New projects are developed by applications/ ideas submitted by Indigenous organisations or landholders, or by the ILSC in collaboration with other organisations and government agencies. The ILSC also operates commercial businesses to deliver training and employment opportunities for Indigenous people in agriculture and tourism.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    1 June 1995

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Edward Fry 16 March 2019 30 November 2021
Deputy Chair Ms Claire Filson 6 August 2021 5 August 2024
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Patricia Crossin 20 October 2015 19 October 2099
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Bruce Martin 20 October 2015 19 October 2099
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Roy Ah-See 16 March 2019 15 March 2022
Director/Non-Executive Director VACANT    
Director/Non-Executive Director Dr. Donna Odegaard AM 15 June 2017 14 June 2099
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