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representatives vote 2006-08-17#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:21:00

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-08-17.28.1 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Snowdon&mpc=Lingiari&house=representatives Warren Snowdon], which means that it was unsuccessful.
  • Mr Snowdon explained that his motion related to intertidal claims and would ensure procedural fairness for people affected by certain Senate amendments.(Read Mr Snowdon's full explanation of his motion and the related debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2006-08-17.26.2 here]. Read more about the Senate amendments related to intertidal claims on [http://www.abc.net.au/site-archive/rural/nt/content/2006/s1720086.htm ABC News]. )
  • The motion was put while the House of Representatives considered a series of amendments proposed by the Senate. If the House agrees with the Senate's amendments then the bill can be passed and become law.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/aatsia2005359/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005]'' and the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/alrta1976444/ Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976]'' to:(Read more about the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_Land_Rights_%28Northern_Territory%29_Act_1976 here]. )
  • * increase access to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_Australians Aboriginal] land for development, especially exploration and mining;
  • * facilitate the leasing of Aboriginal land and the mortgaging of leases;
  • * provide for a tenure system for townships on Aboriginal land that will allow individuals to have property rights;
  • * devolve decision-making powers to regional Aboriginal communities;
  • * clarify provisions for the establishment of new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_council Land Councils];
  • * increase accountability of Land Councils and incorporated bodies which receive payments for the use of Aboriginal land and provide for funding on the basis of workloads; and
  • * dispose of land claims which cannot be heard or finalised or which are clearly inappropriate to grant.(Read more about the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2578 here]. More information is available in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0506/06bd158 bills digest].)
  • According to the bill's [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr2578_ems_eb89066e-019c-4063-8303-ce8a9708f387%22 explanatory memorandum], this bill implements reforms drawn from three reviews of the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' conducted over the last nine years.
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-08-17.28.1) introduced by Labor MP [Warren Snowdon](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Snowdon&mpc=Lingiari&house=representatives), which means that it was unsuccessful.
  • Mr Snowdon explained that his motion related to intertidal claims and would ensure procedural fairness for people affected by certain Senate amendments.(Read Mr Snowdon's full explanation of his motion and the related debate [here](http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2006-08-17.26.2). Read more about the Senate amendments related to intertidal claims on [ABC News](http://www.abc.net.au/site-archive/rural/nt/content/2006/s1720086.htm). )
  • The motion was put while the House of Representatives considered a series of amendments proposed by the Senate. If the House agrees with the Senate's amendments then the bill can be passed and become law.
  • _Background to the bill_
  • The bill was introduced to amend the _ [Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/aatsia2005359/)_ and the _ [Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976](http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/alrta1976444/)_ to:(Read more about the _Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976_ [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_Land_Rights_%28Northern_Territory%29_Act_1976). )
  • - increase access to [Aboriginal](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_Australians) land for development, especially exploration and mining;
  • - facilitate the leasing of Aboriginal land and the mortgaging of leases;
  • - provide for a tenure system for townships on Aboriginal land that will allow individuals to have property rights;
  • - devolve decision-making powers to regional Aboriginal communities;
  • - clarify provisions for the establishment of new [Land Councils](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_council);
  • - increase accountability of Land Councils and incorporated bodies which receive payments for the use of Aboriginal land and provide for funding on the basis of workloads; and
  • - dispose of land claims which cannot be heard or finalised or which are clearly inappropriate to grant.(Read more about the bill [here](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2578). More information is available in the [bills digest](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0506/06bd158).)
  • According to the bill's [explanatory memorandum](http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr2578_ems_eb89066e-019c-4063-8303-ce8a9708f387%22), this bill implements reforms drawn from three reviews of the _Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976_ conducted over the last nine years.
  • References
representatives vote 2006-08-17#6

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:52

Title

Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-08-17.28.1 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Snowdon&mpc=Lingiari&house=representatives Warren Snowdon], which means that it was unsuccessful.
  • Mr Snowdon explained that his motion related to intertidal claims and would ensure procedural fairness for people affected by certain Senate amendments.[1]
  • Mr Snowdon explained that his motion related to intertidal claims and would ensure procedural fairness for people affected by certain Senate amendments.(Read Mr Snowdon's full explanation of his motion and the related debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2006-08-17.26.2 here]. Read more about the Senate amendments related to intertidal claims on [http://www.abc.net.au/site-archive/rural/nt/content/2006/s1720086.htm ABC News]. )
  • The motion was put while the House of Representatives considered a series of amendments proposed by the Senate. If the House agrees with the Senate's amendments then the bill can be passed and become law.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/aatsia2005359/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005]'' and the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/alrta1976444/ Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976]'' to:[2]
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/aatsia2005359/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005]'' and the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/alrta1976444/ Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976]'' to:(Read more about the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_Land_Rights_%28Northern_Territory%29_Act_1976 here]. )
  • * increase access to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_Australians Aboriginal] land for development, especially exploration and mining;
  • * facilitate the leasing of Aboriginal land and the mortgaging of leases;
  • * provide for a tenure system for townships on Aboriginal land that will allow individuals to have property rights;
  • * devolve decision-making powers to regional Aboriginal communities;
  • * clarify provisions for the establishment of new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_council Land Councils];
  • * increase accountability of Land Councils and incorporated bodies which receive payments for the use of Aboriginal land and provide for funding on the basis of workloads; and
  • * dispose of land claims which cannot be heard or finalised or which are clearly inappropriate to grant.[3]
  • * dispose of land claims which cannot be heard or finalised or which are clearly inappropriate to grant.(Read more about the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2578 here]. More information is available in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0506/06bd158 bills digest].)
  • According to the bill's [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr2578_ems_eb89066e-019c-4063-8303-ce8a9708f387%22 explanatory memorandum], this bill implements reforms drawn from three reviews of the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' conducted over the last nine years.
  • References
  • * [1] Read Mr Snowdon's full explanation of his motion and the related debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2006-08-17.26.2 here]. Read more about the Senate amendments related to intertidal claims on [http://www.abc.net.au/site-archive/rural/nt/content/2006/s1720086.htm ABC News].
  • * [2] Read more about the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_Land_Rights_%28Northern_Territory%29_Act_1976 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2578 here]. More information is available in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0506/06bd158 bills digest].
representatives vote 2006-08-17#6

Edited by mackay

on 2014-05-21 15:40:44

Title

  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2006 Consideration of Senate Message
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Bill 2006 - Consideration of Senate Message - Intertidal claims

Description

  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">
  • That the amendments be agreed to.
  • </p>
  • <p pwmotiontext="moved">That the amendments (<b>Mr Snowdon&#8217;s</b>) be agreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/debate/?id=2006-08-17.28.1 motion] introduced by Labor MP [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Warren_Snowdon&mpc=Lingiari&house=representatives Warren Snowdon], which means that it was unsuccessful.
  • Mr Snowdon explained that his motion related to intertidal claims and would ensure procedural fairness for people affected by certain Senate amendments.[1]
  • The motion was put while the House of Representatives considered a series of amendments proposed by the Senate. If the House agrees with the Senate's amendments then the bill can be passed and become law.
  • ''Background to the bill''
  • The bill was introduced to amend the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/aatsia2005359/ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005]'' and the ''[http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/alrta1976444/ Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976]'' to:[2]
  • * increase access to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_Australians Aboriginal] land for development, especially exploration and mining;
  • * facilitate the leasing of Aboriginal land and the mortgaging of leases;
  • * provide for a tenure system for townships on Aboriginal land that will allow individuals to have property rights;
  • * devolve decision-making powers to regional Aboriginal communities;
  • * clarify provisions for the establishment of new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land_council Land Councils];
  • * increase accountability of Land Councils and incorporated bodies which receive payments for the use of Aboriginal land and provide for funding on the basis of workloads; and
  • * dispose of land claims which cannot be heard or finalised or which are clearly inappropriate to grant.[3]
  • According to the bill's [http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=Id%3A%22legislation%2Fems%2Fr2578_ems_eb89066e-019c-4063-8303-ce8a9708f387%22 explanatory memorandum], this bill implements reforms drawn from three reviews of the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' conducted over the last nine years.
  • References
  • * [1] Read Mr Snowdon's full explanation of his motion and the related debate [http://www.openaustralia.org/debates/?id=2006-08-17.26.2 here]. Read more about the Senate amendments related to intertidal claims on [http://www.abc.net.au/site-archive/rural/nt/content/2006/s1720086.htm ABC News].
  • * [2] Read more about the ''Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aboriginal_Land_Rights_%28Northern_Territory%29_Act_1976 here].
  • * [3] Read more about the bill [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/Bills_Search_Results/Result?bId=r2578 here]. More information is available in the [http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Bills_Legislation/bd/bd0506/06bd158 bills digest].