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Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Land Scheduling) Bill 2018

Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
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Amends the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to enable an area of land that is detailed in the Ammaroo Indigenous Land Use Agreement, National Native Title Tribunal Number DI2014/003 (Ammaroo Land), to be granted as Aboriginal land.


Introduced and read a first time 05 Dec 2018
Second reading moved 05 Dec 2018
Second reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
Third reading agreed to 14 Feb 2019
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 18 Feb 2019
Referred to Federation Chamber 20 Feb 2019
Second reading moved 21 Feb 2019
Second reading debate 21 Feb 2019
Second reading agreed to 21 Feb 2019
Reported from Federation Chamber 02 Apr 2019
Third reading agreed to 02 Apr 2019
Finally passed both Houses 02 Apr 2019
  • Act no: 27
  • Year: 2019
04 Apr 2019

Documents and transcripts

Text of bill

Explanatory memoranda

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

No documents at present


Helpful information

Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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