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Queensland - Legislation

Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984 (1984 - )

Principal Act
Alternative Names
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 (Also known as)

This act has the full title "An Act to provide for support, administrative services and assistance for Aboriginal communities resident in Queensland and for management of lands for use by those communities and for related purposes" (Act no.51/1984).

Between 2007 and 2008 the equivalent legislation relating to Torres Strait Islander Peoples was merged with this legislation. Before this time separate legislation existed relating to Torres Strait Islander peoples. The title of this legislation has also changed overtime.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Queensland Legislation', 4 April 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels