Minister's declarations under the Indigenous land Acts

The Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (ALA) and Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 (TSILA) were introduced to enable the transfer of land to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Under the Acts, the Minister can make declarations to facilitate the granting of land and about the management of the land. The Minister can also make declarations regarding the reservation of forest products and quarry materials to the state.

The current declarations under the Acts are listed below.

Reservation of forests products and quarry materials to the state

The Minister can make declarations reserving forest and quarry materials to the state under:

  • ALA ss 55(1) and (2)
  • ALA ss 82(1) and (4)
  • TSILA ss 50(1) and (2)

There are no current declarations.

Minimum land trust compliance requirements

The Minister can declare the minimum compliance requirements for land trusts under:

  • ALA s. 258
  • TSILA s. 164

There are no current declarations.

Land available for grant as inalienable freehold title

To enable the transfer of land, the Minister can declare land as:

  • transferable land
  • available state land
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander reserve land.

Reserve land declared as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander reserve land

  • ALA s. 12(1)
  • TSILA s. 11(1)

There are no declarations made under s. 11(1) of the TSILA. The declarations made under the ALA are shown below.

Notification or declaration date Property description
1 June 2001 Lot 193 on SL4360

Tidal land declared available state land

  • ALA s. 27(1)
  • TSILA s. 22(1)

There are no current declarations.

Available state land declared to be transferable land

  • ALA s. 10(1)(c)
  • TSILA s. 9(1)(c)

There are no current declarations made under s. 9(1)(c) of the TSILA. The declarations made under the ALA are shown below.

Notification or declaration date Property description
7 November 2008 Lot 2 on SP218859
7 November 2008 Lot 77 on SP218860
29 July 2011 Lot 2 on SP171837
29 July 2011 Lot 3 on SP171837
9 December 2011 Lot 1 on SP143248
26 July 2013 Lot 10 on SP157919
26 July 2013 Lot 19 on SP157919
26 July 2013 Lot 23 on SP157919
26 July 2013 Lot 37 on SP157919
29 November 2013 Lot 9 on SP247475
15 September 2017 Lot 3 on AP22755
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on AP22757
15 September 2017 Lot 2 on AP23099
15 September 2017 Lot 4 on AP23099
15 September 2017 Lot 9 on AP22756
15 September 2017 Lot 11 on AP22758
15 September 2017 Lot 7 on AP23098
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on AP23102
15 September 2017 Lot 2 on AP23102
15 September 2017 Lot 3 on AP23102
15 September 2017 Lot 4 on AP23102
15 September 2017 Lot 6 on AP23102
15 September 2017 Lot 7 on AP23104
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on AP23105
15 September 2017 Lot 2 on AP23105
15 September 2017 Lot 3 on AP23105
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on AP23106
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on SP269694
15 September 2017 Lot 2 on SP269694
15 September 2017 Lot 3 on SP269694
15 September 2017 Lot 4 on SP269694
15 September 2017 Lot 5 on SP269694
15 September 2017 Lot 4 on SP292288
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on AP15618
15 September 2017 Lot 3 on plan JD8 (other than lots 9 and 10 on AP22756, lot 11 on AP22758, lot 7 on AP23098, lot 8 on AP23100, lot 6 on AP23101, lots 1 to 6 on AP23102, lot 7 on AP23104, lots 1 to 3 on AP23105 and lots 1 and 2 on AP23107), lot 1 on SP288875, lot 2 on SP288876 and lots 3 to 5 on SP296927
15 September 2017 Lot 1 on plan SO806056 (other than lots 1 and 2 on AP23106)
17 August 2018 Lot 101 on AP23230
17 August 2018 Lot 64 on AP23224
17 August 2018 Lot 156 on AP23225
17 August 2018 Lot 55 on AP23226
17 August 2018 Lot 159 on AP23227
17 August 2018 Lot 60 on AP23219
17 August 2018 Lot 61 on SP228351
17 August 2018 Lot 63 on SP228351
17 August 2018 Lot 62 on AP23229
17 August 2018 Lot 101 on SP299983
8 March 2019 Lot 3 on SP310010
8 March 2019 Lot 12 on SP304074
29 May 2019 Lot 101 on SP307750
26 June 2019 Lot 7 on SP143273
10 July 2019 Lot 13 on SP307751
29 October 2019Lot 1 on SP309094
29 October 2019Lot 2 on SP309094

Declared change to the boundaries of city or town

  • ALA s. 28(2)
  • TSILA s. 23(2)

There are no current declarations made under s. 23(2) of the TSILA. The declarations made under the ALA are shown below.

Notification or declaration date City or town Property description
29 November 2013 Redland City Lot 9 on SP247475
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 101 on AP23230
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 64 on AP23224
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 156 on AP23225
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 55 on AP23226
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 159 on AP23227
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 60 on AP23219
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 61 on SP228351
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 63 on SP228351
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 62 on AP23229
17 August 2018 Redland City Lot 101 on SP299983
8 March 2019 Redland City Lot 3 on SP310010
8 March 2019 Redland City Lot 12 on SP304074
29 May 2019 Redland City Lot 101 on SP307750
10 July 2019 Redland City Lot 13 on SP307751