Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships – www.datsip.qld.gov.au

DATSIP is a Queensland State government department focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policy, coordination and monitoring, as well as the delivery of services to Indigenous Queenslanders. DATSIP is responsible for a range of policy and program initiatives in employment and business development, property matters, cultural heritage and more.

Indigenous Workstars – www.workstars.com.au

A member of the John Pearson Consulting Group, Indigenous Workstars is a full-service recruitment agency which specialises in the placement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into meaningful employment across a variety of industries and communities throughout Australia. Indigenous Workstars provides assistance to both employers and jobseekers.

National Native Title Tribunal – www.nntt.gov.au

The National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) is an independent agency established by the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). The Tribunal comprises a President and Members, who are appointed by the Governor General under the Act to make decisions, conduct inquiries, reviews and mediations, and assist various parties with native title applications, and Indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs).

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) – www.oric.gov.au

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations is an independent statutory office holder appointed by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act). The current Acting Registrar is Mr Mike Fordham. The Registrar’s office supports and regulates corporations through advice, training, compliance assistance and intervention when necessary.

Queensland South Native Title Services – www.qsnts.com.au

QSNTS is a native title service provider funded by the Australian Government to perform statutory functions as outlined in the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). Its region of responsibility lies in the southern half of Queensland, from Mount Isa in the west across to Rockhampton and down to the New South Wales border. In addition to providing native title, future act and cultural heritage services, QSNTS also provides support to prescribed bodies corporate.

Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) – https://nban.org.au/

Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations Ltd (NBAN) is a not-for-profit company and peak body that represents, advocates and for and empowers First Nations in water management, in the northern Murray-Darling Basin.

Through the cultural authority of its member Nations, NBAN has been providing strategic advice on First Nations’ water rights and interests since 2009; including delivering and partnering on projects at a state and federal level, that fulfil its First Nations’ vision of “Keeping our water spirits and our connections alive”. NBAN is dedicated to improving its Nations’ spiritual, cultural, environmental, social and economic conditions.

Goondiwindi Regional Council – https://www.grc.qld.gov.au/

Goondiwindi Regional Council provides residents with a wide range of services including: road maintenance and construction; town planning and development controls; water and sewerage management; waste collection and disposal; community cultural and recreational activities; library services; cemeteries; and maintenance of parks and public areas.

Goondiwindi Regional Council’s vision is to strengthen our thriving regional lifestyle and prosperous economy. This is supported through Council’s purpose, which is to provide leadership in making locally-responsive decisions – delivering quality services and facilities to the communities of Goondiwindi and surrounds.

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) – https://www.niaa.gov.au

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is committed to implementing the Government’s policies and programs to improve the lives of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The NIAA recognises that each community is unique. Subsequently, the NIAA team includes people across Australia who work closely with communities to make sure policies, programs and services address these unique needs.

NIAA work directly and support the Minister for Indigenous Australians, The Hon. Ken Wyatt AM, MP.

The NIAA works to influence policy across the entire Australian Government. NIAA liaises closely with State and Territory governments, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies, stakeholders and service providers to ensure that First Nations programs and services are delivering real outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as intended.

Resources

The following provides an up-to-date list of key BNTAC documents and available resources, with embedded links included.

 

BNTAC Strategic Plan, 2018 – 2023

The purpose of the BNTAC Strategic Plan it to set out our priorities and Key Result Areas (KRAs) for the next five-year period.

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BNTAC 2018/2019 Annual Report

The BNTAC 2018/2019 Annual Report provides a critical snapshot of strategic and operational outcomes and performance for the 2018 to 2019 financial period.

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