Identify native title issues relevant to local government context and functions

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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine the scope of native title applications

1.1. Council database of land and water holdings is checked against the formal and informal registers of native title determinations, applications and agreements held by the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT).

1.2. Details of any applications and determinations are obtained and mapped.

1.3. Discussions are held with native title holders/claimants and the relevant native title representative body about areas of land or waters included or excluded from any native title determination applications.

1.4. Mapping of applications and determinations is checked with claimants and NNTT.

2. Identify native title issues for local government

2.1. Legal requirements to notify and consult or negotiate with applicants and/or native title holders are researched.

2.2. Native title holders/applicants are consulted on their rights and interests and how they expect to exercise those rights and interests.

2.3. Native title holders/applicants are consulted about council plans or other land use and development intentions in areas subject to a native title determination or are included in an application for a native title determination.

2.4. Relevant stakeholders and government agencies are consulted on likely impact of native title on existing and future land uses.

2.5. The impact on existing and future land uses and activities is assessed and issues for discussion with native title holders/applicants are identified.

2.6. The processes for obtaining validity for activities that will affect native title rights and interests are investigated.

2.7. Discussions are held with native title holders/applicants and the relevant native title representative body and outcomes are documented.

2.8. Requirements to notify and consult or negotiate with native title holders/applicants are integrated into council strategic, corporate and operational decision-making processes.

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Qualifications and Skillsets

LGALAND502A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA50508 - Diploma of Local Government (Planning)
  • LGA50304 - Diploma of Local Government (Land Management)