29 May 2008
House of Representatives
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 to: allow for township leases to be for a period of between 40 and 99 years and provide for rights of renewal; expand the functions of the Executive Director of Township Leasing; allow for the grant of 13 areas of Aboriginal land which will be operated as national parks; and make minor amendments; and
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 to: provide processes for payments to landholders for the acquisition of five-year leases; and make minor and technical amendments.