THE Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia is holding a public hearing in Canberra on Friday, February 15, 2019, as part of its Inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of the Engagement of Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia.
The Committee Chair, Warren Entsch MP, stated that, "The Committee is interested to hear from Federal Government agencies about how Traditional Owners in Northern Australia can be supported to take advantage of economic opportunities. In particular, the Committee will examine the role of representative bodies, government entities, and any legislative, administrative and funding constraints to the economic engagement of Traditional Owners."
The hearing program and further information about the Committee’s inquiry is available on the Committee’s website: www.aph.gov.au/jscna. The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live.
PUBLIC HEARING DETAILS:
9.15am to 11.45am, Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee Room 1R2, Australian Parliament House