NSW announces massive overhaul of Aboriginal land planning rules

he NSW minister for Planning and Housing, Anthony Roberts has announced a suite of pioneering planning measures to help the Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council better utilise its land.

The package includes a State Environmental Planning Policy (Aboriginal Land) 2019 (SEPP), a Ministerial Direction, an Interim Darkinjung Development Delivery Plan, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining how the NSW Government and Darkinjung will work together.

The Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council (Darkinjung) is one of 120 Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) in NSW established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (ALR) Act 1983.

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Source: Architecture and Design