over four years to continue the Cape York Tenure Resolution Program, manage and construct ranger stations and visitor infrastructure and establish joint management arrangements over lands classified as National Park – Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land.
Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Of Office
over four years for the continuation of the Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program to provide an integrated capital works approach to infrastructure works in the 34 discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Economic Participation Strategy
over two years and a further $1 million of internal reprioritisation for a strategy to fund statewide partnership projects that will lead to increased employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders and an increased number of sustainable Indigenous businesses.
Home ownership on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land
in 2016-17 to assess, maintain and upgrade social housing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.
This will support the resolution of outstanding entitlements under the Land Holding Act 1985.
Queensland Resources Council (QRC) MoU
As part of a long standing partnership, the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) will contribute $300,000 to continue the Memorandum of Understanding between the Queensland Resources Council and the State of Queensland by two years out to 2017-18. The total number of Indigenous employees reported by some QRC members has increased by about 20% in the past two years. These are great results for the resources sector.