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100 Climate Conversations: Ricky Archer

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Tech-enabled land management, in the hands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, has the potential to not only enhance land and sea management across this country but also livelihoods
Ricky Archer, Chief Executive, North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance

ABC weather presenter Nate Byrne and Ricky Archer, Chief Executive of the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA), discuss First Nations leadership in the climate crisis. Archer brings his Indigenous knowledge and expertise in sustainability and technology to tackle environmental challenges in Australia’s north.This conversation is recorded live at Powerhouse Ultimo as part of 100 Climate Conversations. Free. Bookings essential.

100 Climate Conversations is a two-year survey of visionary Australians who are accelerating the net zero carbon revolution. To find out more and subscribe to the podcast visit 100climateconversations.comExternal link icon.


Ricky Archer is Chief Executive of North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance, an organisation dedicated to creating partnerships with business and government to improve sustainability of land and sea management practices while creating jobs for local Indigenous people. A Djungan man from the Western Tablelands region of north Queensland, Archer has been a member of the Indigenous Advisory Committee since 2014.


Nate Byrne is a meteorologist, oceanographer, science communicator and former navy officer, but is perhaps best known for his high-energy ABC News Breakfast weather broadcasts. From briefing senior military officers to hosting children’s science shows, Byrne understands the importance of climate-focused communications.



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