Country, Culture, People, Future

Submissions

Submissions

YMAC is constantly advocating for the recognition of rights and empowerment of Traditional Owners in our representative areas: the Pilbara and Yamatji regions. This includes lobbying all levels of government.

Read a selection of YMAC’s written submissions and similar correspondence on various issues below.

Keep up-to-date on opportunities to provide direct input to open consultations, requests for feedback, etc. by regularly checking YMAC’s Announcements

YMAC submission to consultation on the Mining Amendment Bill (No.2) 2021

Letter to Aboriginal Affairs Minister: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act Section 300

Letter to Aboriginal Affairs Minister: Phase 1 consultation for the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 regulations and guidelines

YMAC submission on proposed Amendments to the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972

YMAC letter regarding UWA School of Social Sciences proposal for change.

YMAC submission re Native Vegetation Clearing Guidelines

YMAC submission to ‘INDIGENOUS VOICE’ PROPOSALS – REQUEST FOR FEEDBACK

YMAC submission in response to the Exposure Draft of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Amendment Bill 2021

YMAC submission to the Inquiry into the Social Security Amendment (Continuation of Cashless Welfare) Bill 2020

YMAC submission on the Consultation Draft of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020

YMAC submission to the Inquiry into the destruction of 46000 year old caves at the Juukan Gorge – 28 August 2020

YMAC letter to Minister for Aboriginal Affairs- the impact of COVID 19 on the delivery of  the new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act – March 2020

YMAC letter to Minister for Mines (DMIRS) COVID-19 – March 2020

YMAC submission to Review of Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 Consultation Phase 2 March 2019

YMAC submission to the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition July 2018

YMAC submission to the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage on the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 review – May 2018

YMAC submission to the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions on the Draft Fortescue Marsh Management Strategy – April 2018

YMAC submission to the Federal Attorney General on Native Title Act 1993 Reforms – February 2018

YMAC submission to the Senate Committee Hearing on the Cashless Debit Card – October 2017

YMAC submission about the Review of Commonwealth Marine Reserves – March 2015 plus its attached Pilbara Sea Country Plan – March 2010

YMAC submission about recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Australian constitution – February 2015

YMAC submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (limited) review of the Native Title Act (Cth) – January 2015

YMAC submission to a WA Joint Select Committee considering recognition of Aboriginal peoples in the Western Australian Constitution – January 2015

YMAC submission in response to a Bill to achieve recognition of Aboriginal peoples in the Western Australian constitution – November 2014

YMAC submission on the draft Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Bill 2014 – August 2014

YMAC submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Review of Native Title Organisations – September 2013

YMAC letter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner – Input to the 2013 Social Justice and Native Title Report – August 2013

YMAC CEO letter to Minister Collier – Lack of procedural fairness in WA Aboriginal Heritage Regime – August 2013

YMAC submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Mineral and Energy Resource Exploration – June 2013

YMAC submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Review of Native Title – June 2013

YMAC submission to the United Nations Global Compact – Comments on Draft Guide for Business on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – May 2013

YMAC submission on Draft Native Title Amendment Bill – October 2012

YMAC and Arnold Bloch Leibler joint submission to Treasury on Tax Treatment of Native Title Benefits – August 2012

YMAC submission to the WA Department of Indigenous Affairs – Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) – June 2012