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South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Native Title Representative Body | Statutory Body
Location:Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • SWALSC
  • Subject Matter:Native Title | Cultural Heritage
    URL: http://www.noongar.org.au/
    Summary Information:
    The South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (SWALSC) is an Incorporated Aboriginal Association that achieved Native Title Representative Body status in December 2001.
    SWALSC'S mission is:
  • to support and promote Noongar culture;
  • to improve the well being of Noongar people;
  • to alleviate poverty and disadvantage for Noongar people;
  • to secure land and protect Noongar heritage;
  • to make policy on Noongar Land in accordance with Noongar traditions; and
  • to seek legal, political and historical recognition for Noongar people.

    It became the NTRB for the area for which the Noongar Land Council Aboriginal Corporation was formerly the representative body.

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council and Western Australian Local Government Association - Signatory
  • Heritage Protection Agreement - Signatory
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council and the Department of Industry and Resources - Signatory
  • CG (Deceased) on behalf of the Badimia People v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2015] FCA 507 - Respondent
  • Organisation
  • Western Australian Local Government Association
  • Department of Industry and Resources (WA)
  • Noongar Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • People
  • Noongar People
  • Case Law
  • Bennell v State of Western Australia [2006] FCA 1243

  • References

    Book Chapter
    Bradfield, S, (2006) 'Settling Native Title: Pursuing a Comprehensive Regional Agreement in South West Australia' in Marcia Langton et al (eds), Settling with Indigenous People (The Federation Press, 2006).
    Media Release
    Mal Brough MP, Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (7 June 2007) Reforms to Native Title Representative Bodies to benefit Indigenous Australians

    Glossary

    Native Title Representative Body (NTRB) (Australia) | Statutory Body | Native Title (Australia)

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