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Stronger Communities with Aboriginal Community Connectors

Aboriginal communities are strong, resilient and resourceful, and utilising those strengths in community has been vital to the success of a special new initiative in regional NSW.

It’s called Aboriginal Community Connectors, is led by the NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (NSW CAPO) and is delivered in Tamworth by the Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council.…

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

14 October 2021

The Office of the Registrar and the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) would like to provide 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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Changes to the Land Titles System in NSW

13 September 2021

Changes to the Land Titles System in NSW

From 11 October 2021, there is new changes to the land titles system in NSW that will transition the NSW land titles system away from paper to electronic processes.

Key Changes from 11 October 2021

  1. The cancellation of paper Certificates of Title (CTs).
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Update on LALC Members’ Meetings, Compliance and COVID-19 Restrictions

2 September 2021

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

The Office of the Registrar and the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) would like to provide 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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LALC Operations – Stay at Home Orders and COVID-19 Restrictions

17August 2021


Joint Network Message
NSW COVID-19 Lockdown

LALC Operations – Stay at Home Orders (NSW)

This joint Network Message from the NSW Aboriginal Land Council and the Office of the Registrar of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act, follows previous advice emailed to the Land Rights Network on 10 August 2021.…

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An Update on COVID-19 Outbreaks in Regional NSW

12 August 2021

In the past week the COVID-19 outbreak has spread further outside of Greater Sydney, with lockdowns now in place in much of regional New South Wales.

Cases in several areas with high Aboriginal populations are particularly concerning to NSWALC and the network, and now is the time to be vigilant.…

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LALC Members’ Meetings and COVID-19 Restrictions

10 August 2021

Joint Network Message LALC Meetings and other Matters

LALC Members’ Meetings and COVID-19 Restrictions

As per previous Network Messages, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) were advised during 2020 to avoid holding Members’ Meetings unless it was absolutely critical.…

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NSWALC Renews Legal Support Funding for Local Aboriginal Land Councils

9 August 2021

NSWALC Renews Legal Support Funding for Local Aboriginal Land Councils

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is pleased to announce that funding will continue for free legal assistance for the Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC) Network.

NSWALC values the importance of independent legal advice and knows that accessing quality assistance can be cost-prohibitive for the network.…

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The Upcoming 2021 Census Helps Determine Services for Communities

6 August 2021

The Upcoming 2021 Census Helps Determine Services for Communities

Next week on Tuesday 10 August 2021, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will count every person and home in Australia, in its Census of Population and Housing.

The Census is conducted every five years, is compulsory, and is a valuable resource to accurately determining what programs and services our communities need.…

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Applications Open for the NSWALC 2021 Youth Advisory Committee

2 August 2021

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council’s (NSWALC) inaugural Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) has come to the end of its two-year-term, and applications are now open for the 2021 YAC.

NSWALC is currently seeking applications from young Aboriginal people between the ages of 18 and 25, with passion for advocating on behalf of others, and who want to be a part of the Land Rights movement in NSW.…