Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW) 2012 Review

Terms of Reference, Review of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)

The following Terms of References were provided for the 2012 Review by the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello:

1. Inquire into and make general recommendations as to whether the aims and objectives of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW) require expansion or change of the Act in light of developments since 1983,
2. Inquire into and make recommendations as to whether the administrative and operational provisions within the Act require any change to facilitate and improve the efficacy of the Act, and
3. Report all findings and recommendations by 1 November 2012 incorporating public responses following a period of consultation.

The Working Group identified the following focus topics to be considered in the Review process.