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  1. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-02-06 | AUS-2014-L-105381

    An Act to continue the Aboriginal Lands Trust; to enable the Trust to acquire, hold and deal with land for the continuing benefit of Aboriginal South Australians; to repeal the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966; to make related amendments to other Acts; and for other purposes.

  2. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Constitution (Recognition of Aboriginal Peoples) Amendment Act 2013 (No 8 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-28 | AUS-2013-L-102414

  3. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Act 2013 (No. 18, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-27 | AUS-2013-L-95402

    An Act to provide for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and for related purposes.

  4. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Holding Act 2013. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-02-10 | AUS-2013-L-93302

    An Act to make ongoing provision for particular matters arising under the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (Land Holding) Act 1985 and to repeal that Act, and to amend this Act, the Aboriginal Land Act 1991, the Environmental Protection Act 1994, the Land Act 1994, the Land Court Act 2000, the Mineral Resources Act 1989, the Survey and Mapping Infrastructure Act 2003, the Sustainable Planning Act 2009, the Sustainable Planning Regulation 2009, the Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991, the Vegetation Management Act 1999 and the Wild Rivers Regulation 2007 for particular purposes.

  5. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012 (Act No. 100 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | AUS-2012-L-91777

    An Act to build stronger futures for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory, and for related purposes.

    PART 1 - PRELIMINARY
    Division 1 - Introduction
    Division 2 - The Dictionary

    PART 2 - TACKLING ALCOHOL ABUSE
    Division 1 - Introduction
    Division 2 - Modification of the NT Liquor Act and NT Liquor Regulations in alcohol protected areas
    Division 3 - Modification of NT liquor licences and NT liquor permits in force in alcohol protected areas
    Division 4 - Notices about alcohol offences in alcohol protected areas
    Division 5 - Assessments of licensed premises
    Division 6 - Alcohol management plans
    Division 7 - Alcohol protected areas
    Division 8 - Independent review of Commonwealth and Northern Territory laws relating to alcohol
    Division 9 - Other matters

    PART 3 - LAND REFORM
    Division 1 - Introduction
    Division 2 - Town camps
    Division 3 - Community living areas

    PART 4 - FOOD SECURITY
    Division 1 - Guide to this Part
    Division 2 - Certain community stores must be licensed
    Division 3 - Determining whether a community store is required to be licensed
    Division 4 - Licensing of community stores
    Division 5 - Requirement to register under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
    Division 6 - Assessments of community stores in relation to licensing
    Division 7 - Areas that are not in the food security area
    Division 8 - Enforcement relating to food security
    Division 9 - Other matters

    PART 5 - OTHER MATTERS
    Division 1 - Introduction
    Division 2 - Miscellaneous

  6. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2012 (Act No. 1001 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | AUS-2012-L-91778

    An Act to amend laws, and deal with transitional matters, in connection with the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012, and for related purposes.

  7. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Act 2012 (Act No. 52 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-29 | AUS-2012-L-91769

    An Act to amend the law relating to social security and Indigenous education, and for related purposes.

    Schedule 1 - Age requirements for social security payments
    Schedule 2 - Income test for youth allowance
    Schedule 3 - Income test for newstart allowance
    Schedule 4 - Claims for newstart allowance
    Schedule 5 - Working credit balances
    Schedule 6 - Parenting payment transitional arrangement
    Schedule 7 - Penalty for reconnection failures
    Schedule 8 - Other amendments

  8. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Native Title (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 83, 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-17 | AUS-2009-L-82501

    Amends the Act with respect to mediation, powers of the court, rules of evidence, assistance in relation to inquiries, and relating to representative bodies.

  9. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services Act 2009 (No. 68, 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | AUS-2009-L-88647

    The object of this Act is to provide for a Coordinator-General for Remote Indigenous Services, who will monitor, assess, advise in relation to, and drive:
    (a) the development and delivery of services and facilities by governments, in each remote location specified by the Minister, to a standard broadly comparable with that in non-Indigenous communities of similar size, location and needs elsewhere in Australia, including through:
    (i) improvements to the coordination of the development and delivery of such services and facilities; and
    (ii) reforms to the development and delivery of such services and facilities; and
    (b) progress towards achieving the Closing the Gap targets in those specified locations.

  10. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 2008 (No. 67, 2008). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-07-01 | AUS-2008-L-80420

    Makes numerous amendments to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 with respect to land rights including the establishment of an Executive Director for Township Leasing as well as park lands. Also amends the Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 by repealing subsection 52(8) and adding a new para. (f) at the end of subsection 63(1). Also makes numerous amendments to the 2007 Act concerning acquisition of rights, titles and interests in land.

  11. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment (Cape York Measures) Act 2007 (No. 176, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-28 | AUS-2007-L-77367

    Amends subsection 14A(1), table item 4.

  12. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Act 2006 (No. 152, 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-07 | AUS-2006-L-79656

    Amends the principle Act by inserting new subsections 12(3A), 18(2A) and 21EA and repealing Part IIA.

  13. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Act 2005 (No. 142, 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-06 | AUS-2006-L-79649

    Amends Schedule 1 of the Act concerning increasing budgets (Sections 14A(1) table items 2, 3 and 4).

  14. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 2006 (No. 93, 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-09-05 | AUS-2006-L-79771

    Amends the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 by inserting a new Para. 193X(1)(c) concerning auditing and evaluating activities under the Act. Also amends the principle Act concerning land ownership.

  15. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (No. 124, 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | AUS-2006-L-88648

    The law is intended, for the purposes of paragraph 4 of Article 1 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination and the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, to be a special measure for the advancement and protection of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders.

  16. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Act 2005 (No. 149, 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-14 | AUS-2005-L-73168

    Makes amendments to the Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 and the Skilling Australia's Workforce Act 2005.

  17. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005 (No. 32, 2005) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-03-22 | AUS-2005-L-70412

  18. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Act No. 150, 1989). (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 (Act No. 150, 1989)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005 | AUS-2005-L-79773

    Establishes the Torres Strait Regional Authority, regulates indigenous business and establishes the Indigenous Land Corporation.

  19. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Council Elections Act 2004 (No. 1 of 2004). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-05-27 | AUS-2004-L-81980

    Provides date limits for the third election of the Aboriginal Land Council elections.

  20. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003 No. 80. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-11-06 | AUS-2003-L-97979

    An Act to make provision for Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage.

  21. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aboriginal Land Rights Regulation, 2002 (No. 785).

    Adoption: 2002-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 2002-10-25 | AUS-2002-R-65110

    Made under Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. Repeals Aboriginal Land Rights Regulation 1996. Deals with various aspects of administration of aboriginal land.

  22. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2002-10-03 | AUS-2002-R-62630

    Made under Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000. Amends Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Regulations 2001 with respect to appropriations for non-ABSTUDY payments.

  23. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 (No. 147, 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-12-22 | AUS-2000-L-73169

    The Act provides for targeted financial assistance to advance the education of indigenous peoples.

  24. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1998 (S.R. No. 286 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-08-25 | AUS-1998-R-51189

    Regulates application for registration of body corporate agreements, area agreements, and of alternative procedures. Made under the Native Title Act 1993.

  25. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Housing Act 1998 No 47. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1998-06-26 | AUS-1998-L-81282

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Constitution of Aboriginal Housing Office
    Part 3 - Functions of Aboriginal Housing Office
    Part 4 - AHO housing agreements
    Part 5 - Registration of Aboriginal housing organisations
    Part 6 - Management of Aboriginal Housing Office
    Part 7 - Finance
    Part 8 - Miscellaneous

  26. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Amendment Act 1996 (No. 9 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-06-14 | AUS-1996-L-44812

    Amends provisions of the Indigenous Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act 1989, including the definition of "indigenous" for the purposes of the principal Act.

  27. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Lands Act 1995 (No. 98 of 1995). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-11-14 | AUS-1995-L-81981

    An Act to promote reconciliation with the Tasmanian Aboriginal community by granting to Aboriginal people certain parcels of land of historic or cultural significance.

  28. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Native Title Act 1994 (A1994-71). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1994-11-01 | AUS-1994-L-81935

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Past acts attributable to the Territory
    Part 3 - Confirmation of rights and access

  29. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Native Title Act 1993 (No. 110 of 1993). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1993 | AUS-1993-L-88653

    An Act about native title in relation to land or waters, and for related purposes.

  30. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 No. 33. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-06-12 | AUS-1991-L-97980

    An Act providing for the grant, and the claim and grant, of land as Torres Strait Islander land, and for other purposes.

  31. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Act 1991. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | AUS-1991-L-93303

    An Act providing for the grant, and the claim and grant, of land as Aboriginal land, and for other purposes.

  32. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Community Services (Aborigines) Act Amendment Act 1990. No. 104.

    Adoption: 1990-12-18 | AUS-1990-L-21469

  33. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (Election of Executive Committees) Regulations. S.R.1990, No. 399.

    Adoption: 1990-11-29 | AUS-1990-R-21424

  34. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Upurl Upurlila Ngurratja Incorporated By-Laws.

    Adoption: 1990-08-14 | AUS-1990-M-20729

    Community by-laws made under the Aboriginal Communities Act 1979, to regulate access to community lands, giving discretionary powers to the Council of Upurl Upurlila Ngurratja Inc. in various matters, including entry into specified areas, liquor restrictions, deleterious substances, traffic regulations, etc.

  35. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Lands Trust Act Amendment Act, 1990. No. 6.

    Adoption: 1990-04-05 | AUS-1990-L-21462

    Provides for insertion of a new Part VI to empower the Governor to regulate certain matters pertaining to the lands, on the recommendation of an Aboriginal community.

  36. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Education (Supplementary Assistance) Act (1989) 1990. No. 1.

    Adoption: 1990-01-17 | AUS-1990-L-9854

    An Act to provide supplementary financial assistance to advance the education of Aboriginal persons, and for related purposes, including equal access to educational facilities.

  37. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 1989. No. 2 of 1990.

    Adoption: 1990-01-17 | AUS-1990-L-20235

  38. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    South Australian Ethnic Affairs Commission Act Amendment Act 1989. No. 69.

    Adoption: 1989-10-29 | AUS-1989-L-9173

  39. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (Act No. 29, 1989). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-15 | AUS-1989-L-93277

    An Act to effect a practical balance between the recognized need to preserve and enhance Aboriginal cultural tradition in relation to certain land in the Territory and the aspirations of the Aboriginal and all other peoples of the Territory for their economic, cultural and social advancement, by establishing a procedure for the protection and registration of sacred sites, providing for entry onto sacred sites and the conditions to which such entry is subject, establishing a procedure for the avoidance of sacred sites in the development and use of land and establishing an Authority for the purposes of the Act and a procedure for the review of decisions of the Authority by the Minister, and for related purposes.

  40. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Act 1989 (No. 149, 1989). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989 | AUS-1989-L-88651

    An Act to establish an Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, and for related purposes.

  41. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 (No. 12 of 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1988-03-17 | AUS-1988-L-6650

    Provides for the protection and preservation of the Aboriginal heritage; repeals various Acts.

  42. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 1987. No. 40.

    Adoption: 1987-06-05 | AUS-1987-L-3808

  43. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Amendment Act 1987. No. 39.

    Adoption: 1987-06-05 | AUS-1987-L-3847

    An Act to amend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 to make certain provision for the preservation of the Aboriginal cultural heritage.

  44. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 1987. No. 3.

    Adoption: 1987-06-05 | AUS-1987-L-4146

    Substitutes new Part IV - Mining.

  45. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987 (No. 34, 1987). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1987-06-02 | AUS-1987-L-3843

    Provides for the vesting of certain land and related purposes.

  46. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act (No. 2) 1987. No. 18.

    Adoption: 1987-05-18 | AUS-1987-L-3846

    Amends the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

  47. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act Amendment Act 1987. No. 50.

    Adoption: 1987-04-30 | AUS-1987-L-3610

    Various amendments to the Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981, particularly regarding mineral resources.

  48. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 (No. 164, 1986). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1986-12-18 | AUS-1986-L-3340

    To grant land in the Jervis Bay Territory to the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community, among other purposes.

  49. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Community Services (Aborigines) Act Amendment Act. No. 43 of 1986.

    Adoption: 1986-09-25 | AUS-1986-L-2869

    The Act makes miscellaneous amendments to the Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984-1985, in particular regarding definitions, the functioning of Aboriginal Councils, the jurisdiction of Aboriginal Courts, and the aborigines' right to certain national resources (new s. 77).

  50. Australia - Indigenous and tribal peoples - Law, Act

    Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (Land Holding) Act 1985. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1985 | AUS-1985-L-93304

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