NEW SOUTH WALES: The land around Nimbin Rocks was once pristine coastal bushland. Then it became prime agricultural land. And now, thanks to the efforts of a group of Aboriginal rangers on the Far North Coast, it’s on track to return to pristine bushland again. CHRIS GRAHAM reports.
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW government recently released its proposed model for standalone culture and heritage legislation. It follows years of campaigning by Aboriginal groups and organisations, including the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (publisher of Tracker).
LALC LAND: One hundred youth from across the NSW Aboriginal Land Council’s Northern Region will descend on Armidale in November for an innovative leadership forum that hopes to inspire participationg in land rights.
NEW SOUTH WALES: A message from the chair of the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council, Stephen Ryan.
LALC LAND: The uncharted issue of black water rights is slowly gaining momentum across the country. *Craig Cromelin takes a closer look at the issue in his home state of NSW.
LALC LAND: A monthly round-up of issues facing the NSW Aboriginal land rights network, by Chairman of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council, Stephen Ryan.
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW Aboriginal Land Council has received an unmodified audit for the 2010-2011 financial year. The audit, conducted by the NSW Audit General, provides an analysis of NSWALC’s financial and operational health.
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) has compiled a special ‘Candidates and Scrutineers Guide’. It’s available from the NSWEC website at www.elections.nsw.gov.au/ Follow the link at the bottom of the web page to the 2011 NSW Aboriginal Land Council Election.
NEW SOUTH WALES: There may be many reasons why you consider opting for a postal vote in the August 6 elections. In NSWALC elections, one of the most common is that you live more than eight kilometres from a polling place.