Northern Land Council
(NLC) Prime Minister and Cabinet
The Northern Land Council (NLC) is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth. It is responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and seas. The NLC is also the Native title Representative Body for the northern region - including the Tiwi Islands and Groote Eylandt. This includes land that does not fall under ALRA, such as crown land or other lands in towns, national parks, and land vested in the Northern Territory Land Corporation, pastoral leases and offshore areas.
Type of Body
B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Assistance for Indigenous Australians nec
26 January 1977
GPO Box 1222, Darwin NT 0801