ABORIGINAL LANDS TRUST ACT 2013
Website under Review - Due to the implementation of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 2013 on 1 July 2014, many operational functions of the Trust will change. We are therefore in the process of updating our website to incorporate those changes. We request your understanding during this process. However, in the meantime if you have any queries about the changes the new Act brings, please do not hesitate to contact us.
To increase the economic benefit of the Trust asset to the Communities the Trust has increasingly developed activities and commercial programs in partnership with Communities.
The Aboriginal Lands Trust holds title to 64 properties comprising well over 500,000 hectares of land.
The core functions of the Trust are to hold, manage and administer land. The Trust has met these responsibilities by organising the leasing of land to Communities and managing natural resource management programs to improve conditions on the land.
ALT has been steadfast in its commitment to assisting Aboriginal Communities and all Aboriginal landholders to address land management problems and work towards rehabilitating degraded lands to their former natural state or improve viability for economic development initiatives.
ABORIGINAL LANDS TRUST takes a proactive role in the economic development of properties within the ABORIGINAL LANDS TRUST portfolio through a combination of approaches
The major Aboriginal communities of Yalata, Koonibba, Nepabunna, Umoona, Davenport, Point Pearce, Gerard and Raukkan are all on ALT land, as are a number of homelands. Accordingly these Aboriginal communities represent ALT’s major stakeholder base.
Aboriginal Learning on Country Program (ALoC)
The Aboriginal Learning on Country (ALoC) program is a natural resources management training and employment program for Aboriginal community members which began in the Riverland in 2008, in response to the Aboriginal Community’s aspiration to be actively involved in NRM, and the lack of projects funding and opportunities in the area at that time.Read more...