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...
Summary of the Review of Native Title Operations and Management Training
10th December 2020
The Native Title Operations and Management Training (NTOM Training) is a training program for Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) and related personnel. The purpose of the training is to build PBCs long-term organisational capacity and governance practices, and support PBCs to leverage their native title rights and interests. The National Native Title Council was funded from the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (administered by the National Indigenous Australian’s Agency (NIAA)) to develop and...
Meeting Communiqué, September 2020
16th November 2020
The Indigenous Evaluation Committee’s seventh meeting was held via videoconference and was split across two meetings on 18 and 25 September 2020, due to COVID-19.
Commonwealth Caveat Overview and Sources of Further Information
12th November 2020