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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.…

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Sorry Business – Passing of Rob Welsh

25 March 2022

NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and the Land Rights network mourn the passing of Gomeroi and Murrawarri man Rob Welsh. Rob also had connections via his mother to the Anawin & Dunghutti people.

Rob devoted his life to empowering and uplifting his people through Land Rights, particularly within the Redfern community.…

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Have Your Say on National First Nations Cultural Heritage reforms

22 March 2022

A co-authored discussion paper on the Modernisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage has been released by the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance (FNHPA) and the Australian Government. NSWALC is a member of FNHPA, and is Co-Chaired by Councillor for the North Western Region, Anne Dennis.…

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420th NSWALC Council Meeting Communique

24 February 2022

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) met with the Hon Ben Franklin MLC, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs during its 420th meeting, held in Terrigal from Tuesday February 15 to Thursday February 17.

A number of a issues were discussed including Culture and Heritage, Closing the Gap and Aboriginal Fishing Rights.…

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LALCs Encouraged to Make Submission to National Inquiry

The Federal Government has launched an inquiry into the destruction of the 46,000-year-old caves at the Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

It has referred the matter to the Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia for inquiry and report by 30 September 2020.…