Aboriginal Law and Legal issues

Whose Land www.whoseland.com provides a map of Australia illustrating traditional tribal land/boundaries and raises awareness of international issues associated with land that Indigenous peoples have faced.

The Indigenous Land Corporation www.ilc.gov.au/site/page.cfm is a Commonwealth statutory authority. The ILC assists Indigenous people to acquire land and to manage Indigenous-held land throughout Australia .

National Native Title Tribunal www.nntt.gov.au works with people to develop an understanding of native title and reach enduring native title and related outcomes that recognise everyone’s rights and interests in land and waters.

The Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations www.orac.gov.au is an independent statutory office holder who administers theĀ Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 . This Act guides how Indigenous corporations are run. The Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC) supports and regulates the corporations that are incorporated under the Act.

The Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)http://www.faira.org.au/abofai.htmlhas information on the rights of Indigenous peoples to self-determination through ownership of Land, Culture and Heritage.

Aboriginal Law and Legislation http://www.bloorstreet.com/300block/ablawleg.htm

Timeline of legislation affecting Aboriginal people Specific legislation and policy affecting Aboriginal people in Australian including `protection`, `assimilation` and `self-determination` with differences between states also shown.

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