Accessing Country

This Fact Sheet discusses the laws relating to Aboriginal peoples’ access of lands and waters to continue their traditions. It outlines provisions relating to access to and use of particular types of land including freehold, public land, and Aboriginal owned land, as well as access to waterways including marine parks and protected wetlands.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for Aboriginal people who want to know what rights they have under the law to access lands and waters to continue their traditions, including fishing, hunting, gathering food, caring for country, and visiting places with cultural significance.

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage, Managing Country

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