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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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Aboriginal Artefacts to be Returned to Country at Tamworth

25 October 2021

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC), Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council (TLALC) and Armidale Region Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place (ACCKP) are very pleased to announce the forthcoming repatriation of significant Aboriginal artefacts to the Tamworth Aboriginal Community.…

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The NSW Aboriginal Land Council Announces NSWALC Fishing Fund Recipient

8 February 2021

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is pleased to announce that Wiradjuri man Mr Aaron Chamberlain has been successful with his application to the NSWALC Fishing Fund.

The Fishing Advisory Committee unanimously recommended providing a grant to Mr Chamberlain to enable him to purchase an established business ‘Hawkesbury River Seafood,’ with 200 shares in estuary prawn trawl, a fully licensed boat, and equipment.…

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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.…