Under the draft terms of reference, it is proposed that the ALRC inquire into and report on the following two issues under the Native Title Act 1993 (the Act) that can significantly affect the timely and effective resolution of native title claims:
- connection requirements relating to the recognition and scope of native title rights and interests, and
- the identification of barriers, if any, imposed by the Act’s authorisation and joinder provisions to claimants’, and potential claimants’:
- access to justice, and
- access to and protection of native title rights and benefits.
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- via email to email@example.com, or by
- mail to:
Native Title Unit
3–5 National Circuit
BARTON ACT 2600
For more information on the review and consultation process, please visit the Attorney-General’s Department website.