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  • Date
    13 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989
    in relation to: appointment, terms of office and eligibility for election of certain statutory office holders of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC); consistency of terminology and practice with the Commonwealth Accrual-Based Outcomes and Outputs Framework; clarification and enhancement of ATSIC’s internal review process; and access to appeal and review processes through the Administrative Review Tribunal. Also contains transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    27 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989
    to abolish the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC); and make consequential amendments arising from its abolition, including: the transfer of ATSIC’s assets and liabilities to other agencies, the establishment of a new housing fund to be administered by Indigenous Business Australia, and modification of the role of the Office of Evaluation and Audit; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004
    to: abolish regional councils from 1 July 2005; and make consequential amendments. Also contains transitional and saving provisions and makes consequential amendments to 11 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    01 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989
    to: abolish the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC); rename the Act as the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    ; and make consequential amendments arising from its abolition, including: the transfer of ATSIC’s assets and liabilities to other agencies, the establishment of a new housing fund to be administered by Indigenous Business Australia, and modification of the role of the Office of Evaluation and Audit; and
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2004
    to: abolish regional councils from 1 July 2005; and make consequential amendments. Also makes consequential amendments to 11 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    12 Oct 2005 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
    to: give certainty to international cultural loan arrangements by providing that a certificate of exemption issued under the
    Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
    allowing the return of loaned cultural heritage objects cannot be overridden by a declaration under the Act; repeal Part IIA and other Victoria-specific provisions to enable the Victorian Government to administer Aboriginal heritage protection in Victoria directly through its own legislation; and make technical amendments as a consequence of the commencement of the
    Legislative Instruments Act 2003
    ; and
    Aboriginal Land (Lake Condah and Framlingham Forest) Act 1987
    to make amendments consequential on the repeal of Part IIA of the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    12 Nov 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Provides for the preservation and protection from injury or desecration of certain indigenous areas and objects of particular significance and provide for the accreditation of heritage protection regimes in force in States and Territories. Repeals the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
    and makes related savings and transitional provisions; and amends the
    Archives Act 1983
    ,
    Freedom of Information Act 1982
    and
    Hindmarsh Island Bridge Act 1997
    in relation to disclosure of confidential indigenous information. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    02 Apr 1998 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister's portfolio 

    Bill

  • Date
    28 Mar 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Bill 2018, the bill amends: the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
    to close the Land Account; five Acts to make consequential amendments to support the operation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund on commencement; and the proposed
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund Act 2018
    to make amendments contingent on the repeal of the
    Nation-building Funds Act 2008
    and enactment of the proposed
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (Indigenous Land Corporation) Act 2018
    . Also provides for transitional arrangements. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Mar 2018 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Indigenous Affairs 
    Summary
    Introduced with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018, the bill provides for the establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund as a dedicated financial asset fund for the making of annual and discretionary payments to the Indigenous Land Corporation. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    25 Feb 2015 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Prime Minister 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Act 2013
    to extend the operation of the Act by three years to 28 March 2018. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Date
    28 Nov 2012 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs / Attorney-General 
    Summary
    The bill: provides for the recognition by the Parliament, on behalf of the people of Australia, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; requires the minister to cause a review of support for a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution; requires the minister to present a report of the review to Parliament; and ceases to have effect two years after its commencement. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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