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Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

Category: Legislation
Binomial Name: State of New South Wales
Sub Category:Legislation
Place:
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Aborignal Land Rights Amendment Act 2007 (NSW)
  • URL: http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/alra1983201/
    Summary Information:
    The Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW) is an 'Act to repeal the Aborigines Act 1969 and to make provisions with respect to the land rights of Aborigines, including provisions for or with respect to the constitution of Aboriginal Land Councils, the vesting of land in those Councils, the acquisition of land by or for those Councils and the allocations of funds to and by those Councils; to amend certain other Acts; and to make provisions for certain other purposes' (long title).

    In 2007, significant amendments were made to the Act, including:
    o Requirements that Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) elect new boards;
    o Requirements that LALC develop and implement new community, land and business plans for approval by the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council;
    o Requirements that LALCs provide benefits to their community under community benefits schemes, focussing on housing;
    o Requirements that LALC Boards recruit new CEOs to manage the organisations;
    o New voting and meeting attendance requirements;
    o Increased powers to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Coonabarabran Memorandum of Understanding
  • Eden Local Aboriginal Land council v NTSCORP Ltd [2010] FCA 746 (15 July 2010)
  • Eden Local Aboriginal Land council v NTSCORP Ltd [2010] FCA 745 (15 July 2010)
  • Yaegl People #2 v Attorney General of New South Wales [2017] FCA 993
  • Western Bundjalung People v Attorney General of New South Wales [2018] FCA 970
  • Torrens & Ors on behalf of the Western Bundjalung Traditional Owners v Attorney General of New South Wales [2017] FCA 992
  • Pacey on behalf of the Gumbaynggirr People and Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 1916
  • Williams on behalf of the Gumbaynggirr People and Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 1915
  • Bandjalang People No 3 v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2021] FCA 386
  • Nicholls on behalf of the Bundjalung People of Byron Bay and Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 527
  • Wagonga Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2020] FCA 1113
  • Organisation
  • State of New South Wales
  • Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Deerubbin Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Leeton and District Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Rights Amendment Act 2014 (NSW)
  • Constitution Act 1902 (NSW)
  • Case Law
  • Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council v Minister for Lands for the State of NSW [2011] FCA 383
  • Bahtabah Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2020] FCA 1236
  • Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 76
  • Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2018] FCA 1136
  • La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 1091
  • Northern Land Council & Anor v Quall and Anor [2020] HCA 33
  • Deerubbin Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2020] FCA 1506
  • Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2020] FCA 1501
  • Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2020] FCA 1507
  • Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 936
  • Deerubbin Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2017] FCA 1067
  • West Wyalong Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General (NSW) [2021] FCA 1116
  • Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 1270
  • Peter Hillig in his capacity as administrator of Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council v Minister for Lands for the State of New South Wales [2005] FCA 1713 - Respondent
  • Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2012] FCA 146
  • Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2012] FCA 147

  • References

    Resource
    New South Wales Government (1983) Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

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