Aboriginal Lands Trust (South Australia) (Australia)


The Aboriginal Lands Trust in South Australia is a statutory body, originally established under the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966 (SA). The Trust now operates under the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 2013 (SA). The Trust holds certain lands in trust for the economic and cultural benefit of the Aboriginal people of South Australia and may not sell any such land without the approval of both houses of Parliament.

Extended Definition

These lands are made up of former missions, farming properties and blocks with heritage and cultural significance to local Aboriginal communities. The Lands Trust is a land holding body responsible for the administration of land together with land management and land care issues.