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.