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  1. Library Resource

    An Act to establish a Torres Strait Regional Authority, an Indigenous Land Corporation and a corporation to be known as Indigenous Business Australia, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act concerns self-government and self-sufficiency of Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders, the economic and cultural development of and the use of lands by descendants of original habitants of Australia. The Act establishes the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA), the Indigenous Land Corporation and a corporation to be known as Indigenous Business Australia. TSRA shall, among other things, formulate and implement programs for Torres Strait Islanders, and Aboriginal persons, living in the Torres Strait area.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 1984
    Australia

    This Act, consisting of 99 sections divided into twelve Parts, establishes the local government and community justice groups for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities. It applies to indigenous local government areas of laws relating to public places in Queensland.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act to preserve and protect places, areas and objects of particular significance to aboriginals, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    The purposes of this Act are the preservation and protection from injury or desecration of areas and objects in Australia and in Australian waters, being areas and objects that are of particular significance to Aboriginals in accordance with Aboriginal tradition.The Minister may, upon application made orally or in writing by or on behalf of an Aboriginal or a group of Aboriginals seeking the preservation or protection of a specified area from injury or desecration, make a declaration in relation to the area.

  4. Library Resource

    An Act to empower Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders who live on reserves in Queensland to manage and control their own affairs.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act empowers the Minister to, upon request of the Council for an Aboriginal Reserve, declare the reserve to be an Islander Reserve to which this Act applies (sect. 5). Section 6 provides for the Declaration of Aboriginal Councils or Island Councils for the purposes of this Act. The Council for an Aboriginal Reserve to which this Act applies, or for an Islander Reserve to which this Act applies, shall manage and control the affairs of the Aboriginal community or the Islander community, as the case may be, residing on the Reserve (sect. 7).

  5. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the Constitution of Aboriginal Councils and the Incorporation of Associations of Aboriginals and for matters connected therewith.

    Regulations
    Australia, Oceania

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976. The Regulations concern and provide forms for: an application for the constitution of an Aboriginal Council area; request to alter functions of an Aboriginal Council; notice of alteration of rules of an Aboriginal Council; application for the incorporation of an Aboriginal association; and notice of alteration of objects or rules of an incorporated Aboriginal association.

    Implements: Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006. (2016-02-29)

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act provides for the protection and preservation of Aboriginal heritage in the territory of South Australia. For the purpose of administration of the Act, it establishes the Aboriginal Heritage Committee, the South Australian Aboriginal Heritage Fund and regulates functions and powers of inspectors (Part 2). For what concerns the protection and preservation of aboriginal heritage, it regulates the search of Aboriginal sites and objects, their protection and management (Part 3). It contains provisions on the access to land by Aboriginal people (sect.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    October, 2017
    Australia

    This Regulation, consisting of and one Schedule, establishes the requirements to be met for aboriginal land heritage.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the vesting in certain Aboriginal communities of certain land at Lake Condah and Framlingham owned by the State of Victoria, and for related purposes.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    This Act, consisting of 41 sections and completed by two Schedules, provides also for the management of the land vested in Aboriginal Corporations.The sections of this Act are divided into 7 Parts: Preliminary (I); Vesting of Condah Land and Framlingham Forest (II); Management of Condah land (III); Management of Framlingham Forest (IV); Mining (V); Trust Funds (VI); Miscellaneous (VII).On the commencement of this Act, Framlingham Forest, shall be vested in the Kirrae Whurrong Aboriginal Corporation.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for access to Aboriginal land, certain roads bordered by Aboriginal land and the seas adjacent to Aboriginal land.

    Legislation
    Australia, Oceania

    Subject to this Part and to any provision to the contrary in a law of the Territory, a person shall not enter onto or remain on Aboriginal land or use a road unless he has been issued with a permit to do so in accordance with this Part (sect. 4). An Aboriginal who is entitled by Aboriginal tradition to enter onto an area of Aboriginal land may enter onto that area of Aboriginal land. An Aboriginal who is entitled by Aboriginal tradition to remain on an area of Aboriginal land may remain on that area of Aboriginal land.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Australia, Oceania

    The Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council (WBACC) has made by-laws in accordance with subsection 52A of the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 with respect to conservation and biodiversity; Town Plans; activities on Aboriginal Land; enforcement of the by-laws; permits for activities; and prevention of misuse of water.The purpose of the Regulations is to prescribe penalties for a natural person and for a corporation for certain offences against the by-laws.

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