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Second Reading Speeches

Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
to enable certain parcels of land to be granted to relevant Aboriginal Land Trusts;
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
to: remove the connection between the election of members to the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) and Queensland local government elections; and allow for changes to be made to the composition of the TSRA, following a governance review.