Land rights

Submission

1 Nov 2019
10

This resource is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS) submission to the Inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of the Engagement of Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia.

Technical report

An integrated approach to data collection for SDG indicators 1.4.2 and 5.a.1
28 Aug 2019
9

This technical report aims to provide the rationale for the Sustainable Development Goals indicators on land tenure security for men and women (1.4.2 and 5.a.1) as well as guidance for data collection to enable reporting on these two indicators.

Briefing paper

23 Jul 2019
63

The implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), in particular the standard of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC), is emerging as a central focus of policy debate in Canada.This article examines the potential utility of a revitalized approach to...

Report

12 Apr 2019
30

Conventional, top-down and governance-focused anti-corruption efforts have had limited success in the fight against corruption in developing countries, argues this report. It considers how to develop and strengthen incentive-driven and high-impact anti-corruption initiatives.

Strategy

11 Apr 2019
85

This action plan identifies 10 actions the NT Government will implement in partnership with key agencies and other organisations. It is designed to better coordinate Aboriginal land and native title matters across the Northern Territory.

Working paper

10 Apr 2019
51

This paper considers the recent ‘landmark’ decision in native title law in Northern Territory v Mr A. Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples [2019] HCA 7.

Report

21 Feb 2019
43

This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 50(1)(d) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and in accordance with the Terms of Reference, for the purpose of providing the Minister with current information and recommendations...

Report

Consultation and stakeholder feedback report
1 Jan 2019
20

This report summarises the responses to the questions outlined within the discussion paper, as well as key points and themes raised during consultation. Due to the number of submissions, not all comments can be referenced in this report.

Report

4 Dec 2018
21

In the Solomon Islands, where around 87% of land is under customary tenure, commercial ventures need support from customary landowners, otherwise they are unlikely to succeed. This report is part of a broader regional study on sustainable economic development of customary land in the Pacific...

Report

25 Sep 2018
382

This research paper provides an overview of the key mechanisms by which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can exercise their rights to land and waters in Victoria.

Discussion paper

9 Aug 2018
4

The purpose of this discussion paper is to provide information about Tasmania’s current model for returning land to the Aboriginal community, and to facilitate discussion about improvements or changes to this model.

Policy

Memorandum of Understanding & Joint Statement
8 Jun 2018
49

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) represents the first significant step in advancing a Treaty in the Northern Territory since the call for a national Treaty in the historic Barunga Statement by the Northern and Central Land Councils.

Strategy

7 Mar 2018
0

The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council's (NSWALC) Strategic Plan sets the organisation's direction and prioritises its efforts towards achieving this renewal. It also gets everyone – our Council, staff, Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) and the broader Aboriginal Land Rights movement on the same...

Thesis

19 May 2017
19

The thesis addresses significant gaps in the existing knowledge on land rights in the Pacific, which are the voices of urban women, fa’afafine, and fakaleitī1. The lands concerned are customary land in Samoa, and Crown owned land in Tonga. The knowledge in the thesis relates...

Commentary

Article

2 Sep 2016
139

When the WA government issued a draft of its first independent policy on Aboriginal development ( Resilient Families, Strong Communities: A Roadmap for Regional and Remote Aboriginal Communities ) in mid July, it signalled the final act in a drama that began with the failure...

Working paper

2 May 2016
109

Abstract

This paper explores some of the factors that appear to be supporting the growth and success of the Central Land Council's multimillion-dollar Aboriginal community development program that operates across Central Australia. The program has driven a major change in the way that...

Report

30 Nov 2015
117

Through native title and other mechanisms, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are again becoming custodians of their traditional land and water estates. A common aspiration for Indigenous peoples in regaining rights, access and title to country is to create livelihoods and prosperous, resilient communities...

Report

24 Aug 2015
57

Examines the aims, capacity, leadership and activities of both the armed units of the Free Papua Organisation (Organisasi Papua Merdeka, OPM) and the various political groupings supporting independence in Papua and abroad.

Executive summary

Indonesia’s approach to the independence movement in Papua...

Discussion paper

30 Apr 2015
85

Anthropologists play a significant role in the native title system in Australia, especially in undertaking connection research to demonstrate the evidentiary basis of claims. In 2010, recognising the lack of sufficiently qualified anthropologists working in native title, the Australian Government introduced a grants program to...

Discussion paper

30 Nov 2014
96

In the latest issues paper from AIATSIS Research Publications, David Ritter explores the contemporary intersection of Indigenous and environmental interests, both internationally and in the Australian context. As CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Ritter is uniquely placed to examine Greenpeace’s successful alliances with indigenous peoples...

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