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Consultations on Aboriginal Joint Management Model for National Parks

5 July 2022

Consultations on Aboriginal Joint Management Model for National Parks

The NSW Government has announced it will begin consultations on developing a proposed new model for Aboriginal joint management of NSW National Parks.

There are currently a range of joint management arrangements and legal rights[i] in place that Aboriginal communities across NSW have worked hard over decades to secure.…

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A New Future for Iconic Redfern Site

1 July 2022 

The Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) transferred ownership of the site 160 George Street Redfern on 30 June 2022 to the NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC).

NSWALC Chairperson Danny Chapman says NSWALC is very pleased the iconic site is now owned by the largest Aboriginal member-based organisation in NSW.…

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NSW Aboriginal Land Council Small Community Grants

1 July 2022

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) have made changes that simplify access to small grants to assist community members and organisations.

The Small Regional Grants has been rebranded and is now the Small Community Grants scheme (SCG).

The scheme is available under section 108 (1)(d) of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW) (ALRA), to make grants for or on behalf of Aboriginal persons in relation to a Community Benefits Scheme.…

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Expressions of Interest for the NSWALC Fishing Advisory Committee

9 May 2022

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from people with significant commercial fishing industry experience and knowledge, for independent membership to its Fishing Advisory Committee.

The Fishing Advisory Committee

The Committee is responsible for assessing funding applications and providing recommendations, advice, and direction to the NSWALC Council on applications to the NSWALC Fishing Fund (NFF).

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424th NSWALC Council Meeting Communique

6 May 2022

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) met for its 424th meeting in Albury from Thursday April 28 to Friday April 29, 2022.

A number of topics were discussed including the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage reforms, CEO recruitment, appointment of an independent member for NSWALC Audit and Risk Committee, NSWALC Investment Fund performance, and progress on the Closing the Gap campaign and community consultations.…