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Consultation - open
The following is a list of proposals now open for public comment.
Open for comment
Indigenous Ranger Grants Program - Discussion Paper
The Northern Territory Government is implementing a new policy initiative - Protecting Country, Creating Jobs which seeks to support Indigenous Rangers to protect the environment and create jobs. This will be achieved through a capital grants program for Indigenous Ranger groups to help purchase essential items, with funding of $4.1 million over 2 years; and the establishment of a Land Management and Conservation Fund to improve conservation practices on Aboriginal land, with funding of $2 million per annum from 2017/18.
This Discussion Paper is intended to provide Indigenous Ranger groups with advice on the type of input that the Department is seeking. The input should cover land and sea management problems, methods of addressing those problems and how the grants program could be structured to achieve such outcomes.
Strategic Indigenous Reserves - Stakeholder discussion paper
The Northern Territory Government has committed to the establishment of Strategic Indigenous (water) Reserves to provide Aboriginal landowners with increased opportunity to access water resources for economic development.
Strategic Indigenous Reserves are a reserved volume of water from the consumptive pool within a Water Allocation Plan area exclusively accessible to Aboriginal landowners to use or trade.
Feedback can be made by downloading the discussion paper and filling out the form (in Word) and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org COB Thursday 13th April 2017
The Discussion Paper includes a survey for feedback on the proposed operating model and invites suggestions for alternative policies.
Feedback should be submitted by COB Thursday 13 April 2017.
For questions or further information please contact email@example.com or 08 8951 9226
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Last updated: 20 April 2017