Future acts

Proposals to do work on land or have plans for the land that may affect native title rights and interests, such as mining, granting pastoral leases or declaring a national park.  

National Native Title Tribunal

PBCs can request general assistance from the NNTT in relation to things like mapping, Register searches and negotiating ILUAs or future act agreements.

In particular, the s 60AAA amendment to the NTA allows PBCs and common law holders to request the NNTT to provide assistance in promoting agreement about matters relating to native title or the operation of the NTA. This includes NNTT assistance in the resolution of native title PBC disputes.