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Legislative Requirements for Upcoming Board Elections

As the majority of Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) will be conducting full Board elections at their 2023 Annual meetings, NSWALC would like to take this opportunity to remind the Network of some important Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA) requirements, pertaining to Boards and Elections.…

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Seven New Aboriginal Community Connectors Begin Work in NSW

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) welcomes seven new Aboriginal Community Connectors, who have begun their work at various locations across NSW.

The Aboriginal Community Connector initiative is led by the Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO), and aims to increase the number of Aboriginal students completing their HSC while maintaining their cultural identity.…

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NSWALC Land Rights Representation at the United Nations

Members of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) have finalised participation and advocacy at the 2023 United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York.

The UNPFII was established in 2000 with the mandate to deal with Indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.…

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Update on LALC Members’ Meetings, Compliance and COVID-19 Restrictions

17 December 2021

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) would like to provide further updated advice to Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) regarding the holding of Members’ Meetings and a range of LALC compliance requirements under the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (the ALRA) and the NSWALC Funding Agreements.…

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Sale of land by Karuah Local Aboriginal Land Council

9 November 2021

Recently, the ABC Four Corners program reported on the sale of two parcels of land at Hawks Nest by the Karuah Local Aboriginal Land Council (KLALC).

The decision to sell the land was taken by KLALC members at a meeting held in December 2016.…