OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR, Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR, Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

An office of Registrar has existed since the beginning of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act in NSW in 1983. The functions of the Registrar are set out in section 165 of the Act. These functions include registering land claims and maintaining the Register of Aboriginal Land Claims, maintaining the Register of Aboriginal Owners, approving the rules of Aboriginal Land Councils, issuing compliance directions, investigating complaints and mediating disputes. These functions and responsibilities are administered by the Office of the Registrar.

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Office of the Registrar Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

Post Office Box 112 Glebe NSW 2037

Phone: 02 9562 6327

Fax: 02 9262 6350

Email: adminofficer@oralra.nsw.gov.au

www.oralra.nsw.gov.au/index.html

NEWS

Link to 2012 Minister's Review

The 2012 ALRA Review Reports can be viewed at: www.oralra.nsw.gov.au/alrareview.html

Under section 252A of the ALRA a review of the Act must be undertaken every five years to consider if the policy objectives of the Act are still valid and if the terms of the Act are still suitable for achieving those objectives.

ALRA Review Working Group's Report Download PDF 13.6MB

 

Tabling of Report in Parliament of the Working Group's Final Report of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

OUR LOCATION

The Registrar's Office is currently located at the Glebe campus of Tranby Aboriginal College in inner western Sydney.

11-13 Mansfield Street Glebe NSW 2037
PO Box 112 Glebe NSW 2037
Phone (02) 9562 6327
Fax (02) 9562 6350
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Vale Frank Walker

The former state and federal MP Mr Walker passed away in Sydney on the 12th of June, 2012 at the age of 69. Throughout his life Frank Walker was a passionate and effective advocate for social justice and human rights. As the first ever Minister for Aboriginal Affairs (NSW) Mr Walker played a vital role in the creation and passing of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. The ALRA Review extends its deepest sympathies to the Walker family.

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