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CATEGORY: Advocacy

 The Land Rights Network is the key vehicle to deliver social, cultural and economic outcomes to Aboriginal communities and is the framework for achieving self-determination in NSW. 

Overall, there are important opportunities to improve the Crown Land Management Act and its operation to ensure better alignment with, and facilitation of, the objectives of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA). 

 The NSW Government must recognise and support the important contributions the Land Rights Network is making, and has the potential to make, to the NSW community, economy and environment. Stronger commitments to support Aboriginal Land Rights to achieve social, cultural, economic and environmental objectives of the Crown Land Management Act 2016 are needed, as are commitments to making land transfers to Aboriginal Land Councils a priority and seeing them as an opportunity. 


We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the lands where we work as well as across the lands we travel through. We also acknowledge our Elders past, present and emerging.

Artwork Credit: Craig Cromelin, from a painting he did titled, "4 favourite fishing holes". It is a snippet of his growing years on the Lachlan River, featuring yabby, turtle, fish and family.