Resources

Western Australia (WA): Entry permits for access to Aboriginal Land (DAA)

Entry permits for access to Aboriginal Land (DAA)

Entry permits are required for entry onto or through those Aboriginal Lands Trust reserves that are subject to Part III of the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972. For a map indicating which reserves come under Part III click (here)

Before you apply for a permit you must read the information below:

Some Simple Rules to follow Entering Aboriginal Land & Communities (WA)

Some Simple Rules to follow Entering Aboriginal Land & Communities

Even though this is a Western Australian Department of Aboriginal Affairs (DAA) resource, I believe this somevery good ground rules, with respect, obtaining permission, don’t make assumptions, peoples & communities rights and research as much as possible including protocols before you go there are solid the foundations.

Permits - Outside Western Australia in other States

Permits - outside Western Australia in other States

The Department of Indigenous Affairs does not issue permits for areas outside of Western Australia.

Below are links to other organisations who administer the lands adjoining WA reserves. (Information correct as of March 2003). Because these websites are not administered by DIA, DIA provides no guarantee as to their content or availability.

Northern Territory

Central Australia (Southern NT)

Social Justice Reports Index (Australian Human Rights Commission)

Social Justice Reports Index (Australian Human Rights Commission)

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner is required to report annually to the Attorney-General regarding the exercise and enjoyment of human rights by Australia's Indigenous peoples. This provision also allows the Commissioner to make recommendations as to action that should be taken to ensure such enjoyment.

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