Program office

Introduction to the Program Office

What is the Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Office and how does it work?

The Remote Indigenous Land and Infrastructure Program Office is a part of Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, and was established in 2009 to facilitate in the development across 16 remote, discrete Indigenous communities in Queensland by:

  • Providing the cross agency leadership and coordination necessary to ensure extensive capital works programs are delivered quickly and efficiently.
  • Improving land management practices through the coordination of accurate survey which will provide more certainty around property and road boundaries within each community.
  • Securing 40 Year Social Housing Leases to achieve one streamlined social housing system and improve capacity for home ownership.
  • Ensuring Land Use Planning Schemes are completed for all communities which will provide each Council with information to make decisions about the sustainable use of the community’s land.
  • Facilitating Indigenous Land Use Agreements to obtain Native Title consent for 40 year Social Housing Leases, 99 year Home Ownership Leases.
  • Resolving land tenure issues in order to create certainty around the administration of land.
  • Maximising Indigenous employment, training and business development opportunities.

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Who are The Program Office, how does it work, what do they deliver and who do they engage with?
This document contains information for cross-agency protocols for government departments and their agents for land and infrastructure related matters.

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