Australian National Audit Office
Indigenous Land Corporation : operations and performance / The Auditor-General
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NLq 328.94 AUS
Canberra : Australian National Audit Office, c2000
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Indigenous Land Corporation— operations and performance 1
Indigenous Land Corporation— operations and performance 3
Contents 7
Abbreviations/Glossary 10
Summary and Recommendations Summary 13
Key Findings 19
Recommendations 26
Audit Findings and Conclusions 1. Introduction 29
2. Statutory Compliance 44
3. Planning Framework 56
4. Land Acquisition Procedures 70
5. Land Management Procedures 85
6. Performance Management Framework 101
Appendices Appendix 1 ILC income and expenditure 1995-96 to 1998-99 111
Appendix 2 ILC organisational structure 114
Appendix 3 ILC’s statutory framework—relevant extracts 115
Appendix 4 Details of different state and other legislative requirements that affect the ILC’s land acquisition and divestment processes 123
Appendix 5 Summary of the ILC’s compliance with some key statutory requirements 124
Appendix 6 Case studies (including communities visited by the ANAO) 126
Appendix 7 Commonwealth, state and other stakeholders consulted 127
Appendix 8 Actual new annual registered land needs and new registered land management needs, 1995-96 to December 1999 128
Appendix 9 Better practice elements of plans 129
Appendix 10 ILC land acquisition procedures 130
Appendix 11 ILC land management procedures 131
Appendix 12 Land management activities and projects involving the ILC, 1997 to 1999—sources of funding 132
Appendix 13 ILC’s resources for the planned outcome and outputs80 138
Appendix 14 Map provided by ILC showing indigenous held land (identified by the ILC as at December 1999) ILC purchased and divested land and ILC properties visited by the ANAO audit team 139
Index 141
Series Titles 143
Better Practice Guides 147



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  | author1=Australian National Audit Office.
  | author2=Chapman, Alan.
  | author3=Nicoll, Paul.
  | author4=Morton, Sue.
  | title=Indigenous Land Corporation : operations and performance
  | year=2000
  | section=143 pages : col. ill., maps (2 col., 1 folded) ; 25 cm.
  | isbn=0642442134
  | series=Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ;
  | issue=PP no. 147 of 2000, AR no. 49 (1999/2000)
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