Country, Culture, People, Future

Submissions

Submissions

YMAC is constantly working towards recognition for the rights of Traditional Owners in the Pilbara and Yamatji regions.  This includes advocating at all levels of government.  Here are some of YMAC’s recent key submissions and policy documents.

YMAC submission about the Review of Commonwealth Marine Reserves – March 2015 plus its attached Pilbara Sea Country Plan – March 2010

YMAC submission about recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Australian constitution – February 2015

YMAC submission in response to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (limited) review of the Native Title Act (Cth) – January 2015

YMAC submission to a WA Joint Select Committee considering recognition of Aboriginal peoples in the Western Australian Constitution – January 2015

YMAC submission in response to a Bill to achieve recognition of Aboriginal peoples in the Western Australian constitution – November 2014

YMAC submission on the draft Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Bill 2014 – August 2014

YMAC submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Review of Native Title Organisations – September 2013

YMAC letter to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner – Input to the 2013 Social Justice and Native Title Report – August 2013

YMAC CEO letter to Minister Collier – Lack of procedural fairness in WA Aboriginal Heritage Regime – August 2013

YMAC submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Mineral and Energy Resource Exploration – June 2013

YMAC submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on the Draft Terms of Reference for the Review of Native Title – June 2013

YMAC submission to the United Nations Global Compact – Comments on Draft Guide for Business on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – May 2013

YMAC submission on Draft Native Title Amendment Bill – October 2012

YMAC and Arnold Bloch Leibler joint submission to Treasury on Tax Treatment of Native Title Benefits – August 2012

YMAC submission to the WA Department of Indigenous Affairs – Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) – June 2012