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Update on National Agreement on Closing the Gap

The NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (NSW CAPO) has been working with over 50 peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations (Coalition of Peaks) across the Country to negotiate a new national Agreement on Closing the Gap.

After many years of lobbying to secure stronger commitments, and to ensure First Nations people are making decisions about matters that affect our lives, NSW CAPO, working with the national Coalition of Peaks recently signed an historic agreement with Government on Closing the Gap.…

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Update on the Land Negotiation Program Review

In late 2019, the Minister for Water, Property & Housing, Melinda Pavey MP commissioned Ms Chris Ronalds SC to review the operation of the Land Negotiation Program.

The Land Negotiation Program has involved seven LALCs and NSWALC in pilot Aboriginal Land Agreement negotiations with the NSW Government and relevant local governments. …

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Consultation on Crown Lands Draft State Strategic Plan

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) has released the Crown Lands draft State Strategic Plan for public consultation.

Submissions are due 20 August 2020. Details about making a submission are below.

Under the Crown Land Management Act 2016 the NSW Government is required to create a State Strategic Plan for Crown land.…