Review of the CATSI Act

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Review of the CATSI Act

The National Indigenous Australian’s Agency (NIAA) are leading the review of the CATSI Act and management at KAC will help keep you informed on this website by sharing discussion papers as they are made available.

Below is more information including  an opportunity to take part in a short survey. 

Click below to go direct to the Review Page and the Survey.

 Prior to any submission made by KAC, community input will be sought.


Review of the CATSI Act

As you may already be aware, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt, has announced a comprehensive review into theCorporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act) to be led by the National Indigenous Australian’s Agency (NIAA).

This review is wide-ranging and will address issues of interest to native title holders and Registered Native Title Bodies Corporates (RNTBCs). The Review will build on the previous Technical Review of the CATSI Act.

Discussion Papers, including one specific to RNTBCs, are scheduled for release in April 2020. The Discussion Papers will invite submissions from stakeholders and this will be an important way of informing the Government about your views.

I encourage you to join the mailing list  to receive information and updates about the review and to participate in the review survey, which aims to identify the issues of concern for the CATSI sector, including RNTBCs. If you wish to complete the survey, please do so before its closing date of 14 February 2019.

o   Please note there is a “text to speech” function

o   For the survey see “Have Your Say”

o   To join the mailing list email

Information about the Review can also be accessed at the ORIC website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations play a critical role in supporting native title holders, delivering services and achieving economic development. The right regulatory framework is important to support their operations. We encourage you to participate in the review and have your say. Please feel free to circulate this letter to other stakeholders whom may be interested.

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