As the new Registrar of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA) I would like to introduce myself. I am a senior solicitor with more than 15 years of experience in law, governance, management and land rights.
As you may already be aware the role of Registrar of the ORALRA includes:
Over the next year our team at the Office of the Registrar of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act will be working to improve access to our services, including updating the process for making Aboriginal Land Claims.
The Office of the Registrar has recently drafted a Strategic Plan 2018-21. The Plan is currently being distributed throughout the Aboriginal land council network and relevant Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organisations for comment; it is available here for your reference. If you would like to comment on the Plan, please contact us through the email address given below.
I look forward to working with all Local Aboriginal Land Councils in the future and can be contacted on by phone on 02 8633 1266, or by email to email@example.com.
We can investigate the conduct of:
We cannot investigate the conduct of:
We also cannot handle complaints about:
The ORALRA acts impartially and independently of both the Land Councils and the complainant. We do not act as advocates and do not provide legal advice.
We have developed guidelines and other resources to assist our stakeholders and our staff are available to provide advice and guidance on how policies, procedures and complaint handling processes can be improved.
We also have an important role in relation to dealing with public interest disclosures and can provide support and training for staff and Board on complaint handling and governance.
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