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Changes to 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.