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ATSIC submission to the review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission

Label
ATSIC submission to the review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
Title
ATSIC submission to the review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
Statement of responsibility
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Title variation
Review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
XNLS
Dewey number
346.940432
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Australia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australia.
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Reparation
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
general
Label
ATSIC submission to the review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "January 1998"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 110-116
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents: Executive summary -- Recommendations -- Introduction -- I. The effectiveness of the legislation in achieving its purposes : Outcomes -- The significance of the role of the land councils in this process -- International convenants to which Australia is a signatory -- Racial Discrimination Act -- Avoidance of change for change sake -- Success of the basic structure -- Communities living on Aboriginal land who are not traditional Aboriginal owners -- An unintended achievement concurrent native title -- The second reading speech of the ACT -- II. The impact of the legislation in terms of its social, cultural and economic costs and benefits : Social impact -- Patterns of residency -- III. The operation of the exploration and mining provisions : Mining and the purpose of the Act -- Control over mining in the forging of the ACT -- The processes in the mining provisions of the Act -- Major issues -- III. The operation of the Aboriginal bebefit reserve including the distribution of payments out of the trust account : The ABR in context -- The threehold question -- There have been three significant and long running issues in respect of the ABR -- Public or private money -- Expenditure in Aboriginal communities -- Impact of the ABR on the revenue and expenditure of the Northern Terriroty government -- How should mining royalty equivalents be divided -- Autonomy and control of the ABR by Aboriginal people from the Northern Territory -- An Indigenous Development Bank -- The ABR committee -- The chair of the ABR committee -- Administrative problems with the ACT -- IV. The operation of the Royalty Associations including their reporting requirements : Royalty Associations -- The Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust (GEAT) -- The Gagudju Association -- Regulation of Royalty Associations -- Commercial risk -- The failure by regulatory agencies to develop proper strategies for Royalty Associations -- Overview of perfornamce of Royalty Associations and their related entities -- IV. The question of compulsory acquisition powers over Aboriginal land : The availability of land for public purpose in spite of s.67 -- Consistency with other comparable jurisdictions -- Alternative regimes to compulsory acquisition of the inalienable title -- Deficiencies in the compulsory acquisition process of the Northern Territory -- VII. The application of Northern Territory laws to Aboriginal land : The reason for rejecting the Northern Territory government's position -- Aboriginal access across pastoral land -- Miners rights and garden areas -- Aboriginal self government -- VIII. The role, structure and resource needs of the land councils following the coming into effect of the sunset clause relating to land claims : The function (role) of land councils -- Outstanding land claims ; New land councils -- Decentralisation and devolution -- Licences -- Representation of women on land councils -- IX> Any other matters relevan to the operation of the Act : Economic development -- Title to land in perspective -- Inalienability in perspective -- Inalienability in other jurisdictions -- The responsibility of the Northern Territory and Commonwealth governments -- Aboriginal people, land and economic development -- Ways of raising finance for developments on Aboriginal land -- The role of the crown -- New Zealand -- Canada -- The United States of America -- The role of the Minister under the Act -- Transfer of the Act to the Northern Territory legislative assembly -- Scred Sites -- Secret/scared evidence and gender based evidence -- Technical issues -- Concluding comments -- Appendix A : Response to issue identified in Mr John Reeves QC "Issues Paper" -- Review of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (Northern Territory) 1976 -- Appendix B : Rejected Commonwealth Government amendments to the Pastoral Land Act (NT)
Control code
000044568087
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xxi, 116 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy donated by ATSIC Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)432229292
Label
ATSIC submission to the review of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "January 1998"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references: p. 110-116
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents: Executive summary -- Recommendations -- Introduction -- I. The effectiveness of the legislation in achieving its purposes : Outcomes -- The significance of the role of the land councils in this process -- International convenants to which Australia is a signatory -- Racial Discrimination Act -- Avoidance of change for change sake -- Success of the basic structure -- Communities living on Aboriginal land who are not traditional Aboriginal owners -- An unintended achievement concurrent native title -- The second reading speech of the ACT -- II. The impact of the legislation in terms of its social, cultural and economic costs and benefits : Social impact -- Patterns of residency -- III. The operation of the exploration and mining provisions : Mining and the purpose of the Act -- Control over mining in the forging of the ACT -- The processes in the mining provisions of the Act -- Major issues -- III. The operation of the Aboriginal bebefit reserve including the distribution of payments out of the trust account : The ABR in context -- The threehold question -- There have been three significant and long running issues in respect of the ABR -- Public or private money -- Expenditure in Aboriginal communities -- Impact of the ABR on the revenue and expenditure of the Northern Terriroty government -- How should mining royalty equivalents be divided -- Autonomy and control of the ABR by Aboriginal people from the Northern Territory -- An Indigenous Development Bank -- The ABR committee -- The chair of the ABR committee -- Administrative problems with the ACT -- IV. The operation of the Royalty Associations including their reporting requirements : Royalty Associations -- The Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust (GEAT) -- The Gagudju Association -- Regulation of Royalty Associations -- Commercial risk -- The failure by regulatory agencies to develop proper strategies for Royalty Associations -- Overview of perfornamce of Royalty Associations and their related entities -- IV. The question of compulsory acquisition powers over Aboriginal land : The availability of land for public purpose in spite of s.67 -- Consistency with other comparable jurisdictions -- Alternative regimes to compulsory acquisition of the inalienable title -- Deficiencies in the compulsory acquisition process of the Northern Territory -- VII. The application of Northern Territory laws to Aboriginal land : The reason for rejecting the Northern Territory government's position -- Aboriginal access across pastoral land -- Miners rights and garden areas -- Aboriginal self government -- VIII. The role, structure and resource needs of the land councils following the coming into effect of the sunset clause relating to land claims : The function (role) of land councils -- Outstanding land claims ; New land councils -- Decentralisation and devolution -- Licences -- Representation of women on land councils -- IX> Any other matters relevan to the operation of the Act : Economic development -- Title to land in perspective -- Inalienability in perspective -- Inalienability in other jurisdictions -- The responsibility of the Northern Territory and Commonwealth governments -- Aboriginal people, land and economic development -- Ways of raising finance for developments on Aboriginal land -- The role of the crown -- New Zealand -- Canada -- The United States of America -- The role of the Minister under the Act -- Transfer of the Act to the Northern Territory legislative assembly -- Scred Sites -- Secret/scared evidence and gender based evidence -- Technical issues -- Concluding comments -- Appendix A : Response to issue identified in Mr John Reeves QC "Issues Paper" -- Review of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (Northern Territory) 1976 -- Appendix B : Rejected Commonwealth Government amendments to the Pastoral Land Act (NT)
Control code
000044568087
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xxi, 116 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy donated by ATSIC Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)432229292

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