1000 Jobs Package Factsheets
30th April 2021
The 1,000 Jobs Package is a wage subsidy to support employment opportunities across remote Australia. Eligible employers will receive financial support to hire suitably skilled Community Development Program participants in new, ongoing jobs. The program is currently open and will close in June 2023, or earlier if all jobs are allocated.
Guidance on Work, Health and Safety Reporting for Grant Recipients
29th April 2021
In October 2020, a Notice of Change was issued to grant recipients with active activities to advise of changes to strengthen Work, Health and Safety (WHS) clauses in the IAS Head Agreement, which now includes reporting of WHS Notifiable Incidents involving grant activities to NIAA. All WHS Notifiable Incidents related to NIAA grant activities must now be reported through the following email address GrantWHSIncident@official.niaa.gov.au.
Changes to Native Title legislation affecting Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs)
23rd March 2021
In February 2021, the Australian Government passed the Native Title Legislation Amendment Act 2021. This Amendment Act makes changes to the Native Title Act 1993 and the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006. The Government also made changes that affect PBCs in the Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate Legislation Amendment Regulations 2021 to support the Amendment Act. PBCs are required to amend their rule books to reflect the changes to the law. Information on the...
Meeting Communiqué, 11 December 2020
3rd March 2021
The Indigenous Evaluation Committee’s eighth meeting was held via videoconference on 11 December 2020.
Aboriginal Land Commissioner Annual Report for the year ended June 2020
25th February 2021
This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Australians (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (the Act) which provides that each Aboriginal Land Commissioner shall, as soon as practicable after 30 June in each year, prepare and furnish to the Minister a report of his or her operations during the year that ended on that date.
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2020 Calendar Year
16th February 2021
Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the National Indigenous Australians Agency, which provide for a consideration to the value of $100 000 or more and which: started during the period, 2) ended during the period, and 3) started before the period and ended after the period. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the...
CATSI Act Review Final Report
16th February 2021
In the second phase of consultation for the CATSI Act Review, feedback was sought in relation to the draft report which outlined a range of proposals to amend the CATSI Act. Feedback on these proposals was received via surveys, virtual consultation sessions, and written, email and web form submissions. The final report reflects the feedback received during the second phase of consultation and makes 72 recommendations outlining changes to the CATSI Act, suggesting further consideration of some...
Indigenous Procurement Policy
22nd December 2020
This document outlines the key components of, and the principles underpinning, the Australian Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP).
NIAA Corporate Plan 2020-21
21st December 2020
The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) 2020–21 Corporate Plan covers the reporting period 2020-21 to 2023-24, as required under paragraph 35 (1) (b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). The Corporate Plan is the NIAA’s primary planning document and informs the reader about the significant activities and expected performance required to achieve the NIAA’s purpose over the respective period. Performance against the Corporate Plan will be...
Indigenous Cadetship Support and Tailored Assistance Employment Grants Cadets Programs Evaluation
10th December 2020
The Australian Government has supported Indigenous Cadetships since 1999. The Indigenous Cadetship Support (ICS) program was designed to support Indigenous tertiary students to complete their undergraduate degrees and progress onto ongoing employment. The progression of Indigenous undergraduates to professional employment aims to both ‘close the gap’ between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and contribute to Australia’s national wellbeing and economic prosperity more broadly. NIAA...