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Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

CATSI Amendment Bill exposure draft written submissions

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is seeking feedback on the CATSI Amendment Bill exposure draft. Consultation closed at 9:00 am Monday, 9 August 2021.

Feedback is being sought on those parts of the draft legislation that stakeholders support as well as those parts where there are concerns regarding practical barriers to implementation. The NIAA is also interested in feedback on the clarity, readability and complexity of the draft legislation.

Below are the written submissions outlining feedback on the exposure draft where permission was provided to publish on the NIAA’s website. Stakeholders can also register for a virtual consultation session where they can provide their feedback on the Bill. Alternatively, stakeholders can arrange a different way to provide feedback by emailing or calling the NIAA via CATSIActReview@niaa.gov.au or on (02) 6271 5111.

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Aboriginal Family Legal Services WA PDF icon Aboriginal Family Legal Services WA (PDF 627 KB)
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) PDF icon Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) (PDF 589 KB)
Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Ltd PDF icon Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Ltd (PDF 596 KB)
APONT Aboriginal Governance & Management Program PDF icon APONT Aboriginal Governance & Management Program (PDF 2 MB)
Arnold Bloch Leibler (ABL) PDF icon Arnold Bloch Leibler (PDF 345 KB)
Australian Institute of Company Directors PDF icon Australian Institute of Company Directors (PDF 85 KB)
Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service PDF icon Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (PDF 701 KB)
Central Land Council File Central Land Council (DOCX 62 KB)
Chalk and Behrendt PDF icon Chalk and Behrendt (PDF 896 KB)
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand PDF icon Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (PDF 151 KB)
Dr Marina Nehme PDF icon Dr Marina Nehme (PDF 154 KB)
First Nations Legal and Research Services PDF icon First Nations Legal and Research Services (PDF 581 KB)
Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) PDF icon Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) (PDF 492 KB)
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) File National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) (DOCX 991 KB)
National Native Title Council (NNTC) PDF icon National Native Title Council (NNTC) (PDF 287 KB)
North Queensland Land Council PDF icon North Queensland Land Council (PDF 371 KB)
SEARMS Community Housing Aboriginal Corporation PDF icon SEARMS Community Housing Aboriginal Corporation (PDF 64 KB)
South Australian Native Title Services PDF icon South Australian Native Title Services (PDF 317 KB)
Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation (TCAC) File Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation (TCAC) (DOCX 602 KB)
Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council PDF icon Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council (PDF 215 KB)
Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation PDF icon Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (PDF 159 KB)