Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Providing Freehold) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (Qld)

Year: 
2014
Jurisdiction: 
Queensland

This Act was passed on 5 September and will commence on 1 January 2015. It allows the option of obtaining ordinary freehold title for the following 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities located in either an Aboriginal shire council or an Indigenous regional council:

Aurukun, Badu, Bamaga, Boigu, Cherbourg, Darnley, Dauan, Doomadgee, Hammond Island, Hope Vale, Injinoo, Kowanyama, Kubin, Lockhart River, Mabuaig, Mapoon, Masig, Mer, Mornington Island, Napranum, New Mapoon, Palm Island, Pormpuraaw, Poruma, Saibai, Seisia, St Pauls, Ugar, Umagico, Warraber, Woorabinda, Wujal Wujal, Yam and Yarrabah.

For more information, see the Explanatory Note.