Country, Culture, People, Future

Native Title Act

Changes to the Native Title Act

The Native Title Legislation Amendment Act 2021 (Amendment Act), passed by the Federal Government in February 2021 and coming into effect on 25 March 2021, has made several changes to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA).

The Amendment Act has implemented a range of improvements to ensure the ongoing effectiveness of native title claims resolution and agreement‑making, as well as the sustainable management of native title land, to:

To support the Amendment Act, the Federal Government has also passed the Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate Legislation Amendment Regulations 2021, which has resulted in changes to:

Read more about Key changes in the Native Title Act.

Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

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