Possible reforms to the legislative arrangements for protecting traditional areas and objects

In this submission to the Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, AIATSIS addresses a number of proposals for Indigenous heritage law reform. Along with general comments, this submission addresses the following proposals:

  • Proposal 1: Purposes of the legislation
  • Proposal 2: Terminology - new definitions
  • Proposal 5: Traditional custodians
  • Proposal 6: Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs)
  • Proposal 14: Penalties and enforcement.
Last reviewed: 12 Sep 2016