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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.…

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Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 Statutory Review

7 May 2021

Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) will have received a notice from the NSW Government about the regular statutory review of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA).

The review is undertaken every 5 years to determine whether the policy objectives of the ALRA remain valid and whether the terms remain appropriate for securing those objectives, in accordance with section 252A of the ALRA.…