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A New CEO for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council

26 July 2022

A New CEO for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council

The elected Council of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is pleased to announce, after a lengthy and extensive recruitment process, Mr Yuseph Deen as the peak body’s Chief Executive Officer on a three-year term.…

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A New CEO for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council

26 July 2022

A New CEO for the NSW Aboriginal Land Council

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is very pleased to announce Mr Yuseph Deen as the peak body’s new Chief Executive Officer on a three-year term.

Yuseph is a descendant of the Wuthathi peoples, with customary family connections to the Gunggandji peoples, as well as ancestral connections to the near Western Islands of the Torres Strait.…

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NSW Government Budget 2022-2023

24 June 2022

The NSW Government has handed down its 2022-2023 budget. Importantly this budget included funding for Closing the Gap initiatives.

A total of $716 million has been committed over four years for programs, policies and initiatives for Aboriginal people in NSW.…

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Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill Introduced in NSW Parliament

24 June 2022

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) would like to inform the Land Rights Network that the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage (Culture is Identity) Bill 2022 (the Bill) has now been introduced in NSW Parliament. Reverend the Hon. Fred Nile MLC read the Bill in the Legislative Council on Wednesday 22 June.…

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Time for Meaningful Protections for Aboriginal Cultural Heritage in NSW

16 June 2022

Support for New Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill in NSW

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) provides our in-principle support for the Hon. Reverend Fred Nile’s Aboriginal Cultural Heritage (Culture is Identity) Bill 2022.

The Aboriginal Cultural Heritage (Culture is Identity) Bill 2022 (the Bill)is a meaningful starting point to reform Aboriginal culture and heritage protection for future generations of Australians.…

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Support for New Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill

16 June 2022

Support for New Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill in NSW

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) understands the Hon. Reverend Fred Nile intends to introduce the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage (Culture is Identity) Bill 2022 (the Bill) into NSW Parliament next week.…

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Best Wishes to the Land Rights Network and NSWALC closedown

18 December 2020

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) would like to wish all Local Aboriginal Land Council members, Boards and staff, a happy and safe holiday break with your families and loved ones.

2020 has been a very challenging year as we navigated the COVID-19 pandemic and kept our Elders and communities safe, while continuing our ongoing work in addressing health, social, education, employment, and housing issues in our communities.…

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Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Reform

7 December 2020

Have Your Say on Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Reform

In 2010, a bipartisan commitment was made to reform NSW Aboriginal Culture and Heritage (ACH) laws. The laws have been under review since, for more than 10 years.

In 2018 a draft Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill was consulted on.…