#CultureandHeritageReform - The NSW Government have now released proposals for new Aboriginal Culture and Heritage laws and are seeking feedback by 8 March 2018.
Click on the link below and make sure you have YOUR SAY about what you think should be in the new laws!
For many years NSWALC has been advocating for new laws to protect Aboriginal culture and heritage.
The current laws:
- Do not provide proper protections for our culture and heritage - Do not provide any decision making rights to Aboriginal peoples - Focus on regulating the destruction of our heritage rather than protection - Is a reactive system and doesn't consider Aboriginal heritage before planning decisions are made - Are not based on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
For more information about NSWALC’s positions on the proposed reforms head to our website:
The NSW Government is reforming the way Aboriginal cultural heritage is conserved and managed in New South Wales and is seeking your feedback to help refine the proposed new system. The public consult...
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