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Discussion paper
Description

This public discussion paper is to inform an extensive, Territory-wide community consultation process with First Nations Territorians, led by the Treaty Commissioner, to assess whether a consensus or majority view exists on all or any of the matters included in this paper.

This paper provides detailed information, and throws out questions for consultation:

  • Why is a Treaty needed in the Northern Territory?
  • What minimum standards should be required?
  • What should the scope and content of treaty/treaties be?
  • What is the legal context for treaties in the NT?
  • What is national and international best practice?

The discussion paper also proposes options for a treaty making framework and negotiation model in the NT to be discussed during consultations.

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