Central Land Council Annual Report 2015-2016


Glossary

AAMC

Aboriginal Associations Management Centre

AAI

Accountable Authority Instructions

AAPA

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority

AAS

Australian Accounting Standards

ABA

Aboriginals Benefit Account

Aboriginal land

(a) land held by a Land Trust for an estate in fee simple; or (b) and the subject of a deed of grant held in escrow by a Land Council

ALRA

Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976

ALT

Aboriginal Land Trust

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

APONT

Aboriginal Peak Organisations Northern Territory

APSC

Australian Public Service Commissioner

ATV

all-terrain vehicle

BIITE

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

BMAP

Business Management Advisory Project

CATSI Act

Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

CD

community development

CDP

Community Development Program

CLA

community living area

CLC

Central Land Council

CLM

conservation and land management

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

Corporate governance

The process by which agencies are directed and controlled. It is generally understood to encompass authority, accountability, stewardship, leadership, direction and control

Council

the CLC’s 90-member governing council

CS

Computer Services

Cwlth

Commonwealth

Depreciation

Apportionment of an asset’s capital value as an expense over its estimated useful life to take account of normal usage, obsolescence, or the passage of time

DIISR

Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

DLRM

NT Government Department of Land Resource Management

DME

NT Government Department of Mines and Energy

DNP

Director of National Parks

DVD

digital versatile disk

EDRMS

Electronic Document and Records Management System

EEO

equal employment opportunity

EO

equal opportunity

EoI

expression of interest

EPA

Exploration Permit Application

Expenses

The full costs of an activity; that is, the total value of all the resources consumed in producing goods and services or the loss of future economic benefits in the form of reductions in assets or increases in liabilities of the entity. Expenses include cash items such as salary payments, as well as expenses that have been incurred, such as accruing employee entitlements that will be paid in the future.

Fair value

The amount for which an asset could be exchanged or a liability settled, between knowledgeable, willing parties in an arm’s length transaction

FEP

Flexible Employment Program

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FTE

full-time equivalent

4WD

four-wheel drve

GEP

Geothermal Exploration Permit

GMAAAC

Granites Mine Affected Area Aboriginal Corporation

GPS

global positioning system

Grants

Non-reciprocal transfers of economic resources, where the payer agency does not receive approximately equal value in return

HR

Human Resources

HSMA

Health and Safety Management Arrangements

HSR

Health and Safety Representative

IAS

Australian Government Indigenous Advancement Strategy

IBA

Indigenous Business Australia

ICT

information and communication technologies

IDA

Indigenous Desert Alliance

ILC

Indigenous Land Corporation

ILUA

Indigenous Land Use Agreement

IPA

Indigenous Protected Area

IPP

Indigenous Pastoral Program: Key partners in the IPP are the CLC, the NLC, the, the NT Department of Resources, the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), NT Cattleman’s Association (NTCA)

IS

information systems

IT

information technology

JMO

Joint Management Officer

Kurra

Kurra Aboriginal Corporation

LAAC

Lhere Artepe Aboriginal Corporation

Land Council

An Aboriginal Land Council established by or under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act

Land Rights Act

see ALRA

Land Trust

An Aboriginal Land Trust established under the Land Rights Act

LUTA

Land Use Trust Account

Mineral royalties

Royalties payable to the Australian Government or the Northern Territory in respect of the mining of minerals

NAA

National Archives of Australia

Native Title Act

Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth)

NGO

non-government organization

NIPE

National Indigenous Pastoral Enterprises

NLC

Northern Land Council

NNTC

National Native Title Council

NNTT

National Native Title Tribunal

NPARIH

National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing

NRWM Act

National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012

NTA

Native Title Application

NTER

Northern Territory Emergency Response

NTRB

Native Title Representative Body

ORIC

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations

Outcomes

The Outcomes are desired results, impacts or consequences for Aboriginal people as influenced by the actions of the Central Land Council. Actual outcomes are assessments of the end results or impacts actually achieved.

PBC

Prescribed Body Corporate

PCBU

person conducting a business or undertaking

PGPA Act

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (Cwlth)

PM&C

Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

PPL

perpetual pastoral lease

PWCNT

Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory

RJP Program

Real Jobs Pastoral Program

RREO

regional rural enterprise officer

RTA

Residential Tenancy Act (NT)

sacred sites

Sacred sites may be parts of the natural landscape such as hills, rocks, trees, springs and offshore reefs – places that are not always spectacular or interesting to the non-Aboriginal eye. They may be places that are significant to Aboriginal people because they mark a particular act of a creation being. They also include burial grounds and places where particular ceremonies have been held.

TCRO

Tennant Creek Regional Office

TOId

traditional owner identification

TORAC

Traditional Owner Ranger Advisory Committee

traditional owners

In relation to land, a local descent group of Aboriginal people who have common spiritual affiliations to a site on the land, being affiliations that place the group under a primary spiritual responsibility for that site and for the land; and are entitled by Aboriginal tradition to forage as of right over that land

TRAKS

Trimagic Records and Knowledge Management System

UKTNP

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

URM

Uluru Rent Money

WDNWPT

Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku

WETT

Warlpiri Education and Training Trust

WHS

work health and safety

WYDAC

Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation

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