Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Economic Empowerment) Bill 2021

November 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-320-3

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Compatibility with human rights
  Consideration by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills
  Financial impact statement
  Structure of the report

Chapter 2—Overview of the bill

  Schedules of the bill
  Legislative scrutiny

Chapter 3—Key issues

  Support for the bill
  Other views
  Consultation process
  Issues relating to NTAIC
  Streamlining exploration and mining
  Committee view

Dissenting report by the Australians Greens

  Background of the Bill
  Concerns with the Bill
  Accountability of Land Councils
  Northern Territory Aboriginal Investment Corporation and the Aboriginals Benefit Account
  Review mechanisms
  Composition of the NTAIC Board

Appendix 1—12 principles to guide reform

Appendix 2—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 3—Public Hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3846