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ATSIC Queanbeyan Regional Council

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Statutory Body
Location:Queanbeyan, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
ATSIC Queanbeyan Regional Council is one of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission's (ATSIC) 35 Regional Councils.
Regional Councils must meet at least four times a year. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act confers functions and powers on each of the 35 Regional Councils, including in summary:
- to make decisions on funding for the social, cultural and economic advancement of Indigenous people living in the region;
- to formulate, and revise from time to time, a regional plan for improving the economic, social and cultural status of Indigenous residents of the region;
- to assist, advise and cooperate with the Commission, the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA), other Commonwealth bodies and state, territory and local government bodies in the implementation of the regional plan;
- to receive, and pass on to the Commission and the TSRA, the views of Indigenous people about the activities in the region of the Commission, the TSRA, other Commonwealth bodies and state, territory and local government bodies; and
- to represent Indigenous residents of the region and act as an advocate of their interests.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Australian Capital Territory Government and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Statement of Intent - Signatory
  • ACT Shared Responsibility Agreement
  • Interim Indigenous Housing Agreement between the Australian Government and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government
  • Trilateral Indigenous Housing Agreement between the Australian Government, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC)
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) - Owner
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Regional Councils
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 (Cth)

  • Glossary

    Statutory Body

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