About this inquiry

The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia will inquire into and report on the opportunities and challenges associated with land rights, native title and other land-related agreements (together with payments, benefits and access arrangements under these agreements) for the purpose of engaging Traditional Owners in the economic development of Northern Australia.
Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

10 Dec 2019: Darwin, NT
11 Dec 2019: Katherine, NT
12 Dec 2019: Alice Springs, NT

Past Public Hearings

31 Oct 2019: Thursday Island, QLD
30 Oct 2019: Hope Vale, QLD
29 Oct 2019: Cairns, QLD

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility

Inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of the Engagement of Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia

On Thursday 12 September 2019 the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan, asked the Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia to resume its inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of the Engagement of Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing one or more of the terms of reference by Friday, 15 November 2019. For information on how to make submissions, go to our Making a submission to a Committee inquiry page.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
CANBERRA
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4162
Fax: 02 6277 4427
jscna@aph.gov.au

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