Legislation
Also known as 'statutes' or 'acts', these are laws enacted by Commonwealth, State, or Territory Parliament or other national equivalent.
NameDateDocuments
Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972 (WA)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 (Cth)1/01/1989
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005 (Cth)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth)
Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth)
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld)
Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA)
Aboriginal Heritage Act 1979 (SA)
Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988 (SA)
Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld)
Aboriginal Land Act 1992 (NT)
Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 (Cth)
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment Act 2002 (Cth)10/11/2002
Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)
Aboriginal Lands Act 1970 (Vic)
Aboriginal Lands Act 1995 (Tas)
Aboriginal Lands Amendment Act 2004 (Tas)
Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966 (SA)
Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders (Land Holding) Act 1985 (Qld)
Administrative Decisions Judicial Review Act 1977 (Cth)
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 (SA)
Archives Act 1983 (Cth)
Associations Incorporations Act 1987 (WA)
Atomic Energy (Control of Materials) Act 1946 (Cth)
Atomic Energy Act 1953 (Cth)
AustralAsia Railway Corporation Act 1996 (NT)
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (Cth)
Australian Telecommunications Corporation Act 1989 (Cth)
Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (South Africa) 7/01/2004 
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms 1982
Canadian Environmental Assessment Act 1992, c 37
Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act 2007 (Qld)
Century Zinc Project Act 1997 (Qld)
Cobourg Peninsula Aboriginal Land and Sanctuary Act 1981 (NT)
Cobourg Peninsula Aboriginal Land, Sanctuary and Marine Park Act 1996 (NT)
Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984 (Qld)
Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984 (Qld)
Community Services (Torres Strait) Act 1984 (Qld)
Community Services (Torres Strait) Act 1984 (Qld)
Conservation Act 1987 (NZ)
Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 (WA)
Constitution Act 1867
Constitution Act 198217/04/1982
Constitution of the Nisga'a Nation1/01/2000
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 19964/02/1997
Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)1/07/2007
Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act 198414/06/1984
Crown Land Management Act 2009 (SA)4/06/2009 
Crown Lands Act (NT)
Crown Lands Act 1884 (Qld)
Crown Lands Act 1989 (NSW)
Cultural Record (Landscapes Queensland and Queensland Estate) Act 1987 (Qld)
Eastern Gas Pipeline (Special Provisions) Act 1996 (NSW)
Electricity Act 1994 (Qld)
Employment Equity Act 1998 (South Africa)19/10/1998
Energy Pipelines Act (NT)
Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974 (Cth)
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld)1/01/1994
Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 (Cth)
Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (WA)
Fisheries (Freshwater) Management Plan 1999 (Qld)
Fisheries Act 1994 (Qld)
Fisheries Act 1995 (Vic)
Fisheries Management Act 1991 (Cth)
Fishing (Amateur Fishing) Regulations 1983 (NZ)
Forestry Act 1959 (Qld)
Fossicking Act 1994 (Qld)
Goldfields Gas Pipeline Agreement Act 1994 (WA)
Government Owned Corporations Act 1993 (Qld)
Gwich'in Land Claim Settlement Act1/01/1992
Harbours and Navigations Act 1993 (SA) 
Housing Assistance Act 1996 (Cth)
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986 (Cth)
Indian Acts1/01/1876
Integrated Planning Act 1997 (Qld)
Interim Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 199427/04/1994
James Bay and Northern Quebec Native Claims Settlement Act 197714/07/1977
Kativik Act 1978 c.87
Labrador Inuit Constitution15/04/2002
Land Act 1910 (Qld)
Land Act 1933 (WA)
Land Act 1958 (Vic)
Land Act 1962 (Qld)1/01/1962
Land Act 1994 (Qld)
Land Administration Act 1997 (WA)
Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, 1996 (South Africa)22/03/1996
Lands Acquisition Act 1978 (NT)
Lands Acquisition Act 1989 (Cth)
Local Government Act 2009 (Qld)
Local Government Act 1995 (WA)
Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (1988)
Maori Fisheries Act 1989 (NZ)
Maori Fisheries Act 2004 (NZ)
Maori Land Act 1993 (NZ)
Maori Trust Boards Act 1955
Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984 (SA)
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act, 2002 (South Africa)10/10/2002
Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Regulations, 2004 (South Africa)23/04/2004
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic)
Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act 1990 (Vic)
Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Qld)
Miner's Homestead Leases Act 1913 (Qld)
Mining Act 1898 (Qld)
Mining Act 1904 (WA)1/01/1904
Mining Act 1968 (Qld)
Mining Act 1971 (SA)
Mining Act 1978 (WA)
Mining Act 1980 (NT)1/01/1980
Miscellaneous Acts Amendment (Aboriginal Community Living Areas) Act 1989 (NT)
National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act 2003 (South Africa)11/02/2004
National Parks and Wildlife (Flinders Ranges National Park) Regulations 2011 (SA)
National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 (SA)
National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW)
National Parks and Wildlife Amendment (Aboriginal Ownership) Act 1996 (NSW)
National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 (Cth)
Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)1/01/1994
Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997 (Cth)
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld)
Ngai Tahu (Pounamu Vesting) Act 1997 (NZ)
Ngai Tahu (Tutaepatu Lagoon Vesting) Act 1998 (NZ)
Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 (NZ)
Ngāti Apa (North Island) Claims Settlement Act 201015/12/2010
Ngati Mutunga Claims Settlement Act 2006 (NZ)
Ngati Ruanui Claims Settlement Act 2003 (NZ)
Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park Act 1989 (NT)
Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 (Cth)
Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act 1989 (NT)1/01/1989
Nunavut Act 19931/01/1993
Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act1/01/1993
Opal Mining Act 1995 (SA)
Parks and Reserves (Framework for the Future) Act 2003 (NT)
Parks and Wildlife Commission Act 1980 (NT)
Pastoral Land Act 1992 (NT)
Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989 (SA)
Pearling Act 1990 (WA)
Petroleum Act 1923 (Qld)
Petroleum Act 1936 (WA)1/01/1936
Petroleum Act 1998 (Vic)
Petroleum Act 2000 (SA)
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 (SA)
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 (WA)
Petroleum Pipelines Act 1969 (WA)
Pipelines Act 1967 (Vic)
Pitjantjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 (SA)
Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Vic)
Post and Telegraph Act 1901(Cth)
Pouakani Claims Settlement Act 2000 (NZ)
Public Corporations Act 1993 (SA)
Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act 1985 (Qld)1/01/1985
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)1/01/1975
Regional Development Commission Act 1993 (WA)1/01/1993
Restitution of Land Rights Act 19942/12/1994
Rights in Water and Irrigation Act 1914 (WA)
Ruperts Land Act 186822/06/1869
South Australian Associations and Incorporations Act 1985 (SA)
Specific Claims Resolution Act (2003, c.23)
State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld)
Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 6) Bill 2012 and Explanatory Memorandum  
Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Act 2006 26/09/2006
Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996
Te Runanga o Ngati Awa Act 1988 (NZ)
Te Uri o Hau Settlement Act 2002 (NZ)
Telecommunications Act 1975 (Cth)
Telecommunications Act 1991 (Cth)
Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth)
Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act
Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act Amendment Act 2005
Titles (Validation) and Native Title (Effect of Past Acts) Act 1995 (WA)
Tlicho Constitution
Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld)
Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 (Qld)
Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic)23/09/2010
Traditional Owners Settlement Act 2010 (Vic)
Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992 (NZ)
Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 (NZ)
Vegetation Management Act 1999 (Qld)
Volatile Substance Abuse Prevention Act 2005 (NT)9/02/2006
Water Act 2000 (Qld)
Western Arctic (Inuvialuit) Claims Settlement Act1/01/1984
Western Arctic (Inuvialuit) Claims Settlement Amendment Act1/01/1988
Wet Tropics World Heritage Protection and Management Act 1993 (Qld)
Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (WA)
Young Offenders Act 1994 (WA)

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