Report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (A Stronger Land Account) Bill 2014

25 March 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-146-6

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE  (PDF 25KB)
ABBREVIATIONS (PDF 12KB)
LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 75KB)

Purpose of the Bill
Conduct of the Inquiry
Background
Key provisions of the Bill
Consideration of the Bill by other committees
Acknowledgement
Note on References

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 78KB)

Governance of the ILC
Unnecessary and duplicated processes
Proposed changes to the Land Account payment mechanism
Suggested modifications to the Bill
Consultation
Committee View

Labor Senators Additional Comments (PDF 13KB)
Australian Greens' Dissenting Report (PDF 38KB)

Introduction

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the Committee (PDF 12KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3515
Fax: +61 2 6277 5829
community.affairs.sen@aph.gov.au

On 26 June 2014, the Senate referred the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Amendment (A Stronger Land Account) Bill 2014 to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

Submissions were sought by 29 August 2014.  The reporting date is 2 September 2014.  On 17 July 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 29 October 2014.  On 2 October 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 3 December 2014.  On 27 November 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 4 March 2015. On 2 March 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 25 March 2015.



Past Public Hearings

13 Feb 2015: Canberra

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