The Office of Registrar was set up when the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA) came into force.
The primary functions of the Registrar are set out in section 165 of the Act. These functions include registering land claims and
maintaining the Register of Aboriginal Land Claims, maintaining the Register of Aboriginal Owners, approving the rules of Aboriginal Land
Councils, issuing compliance directions, investigating complaints and mediating disputes.
These functions and responsibilities are administered by the Office of the Registrar.
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The Office of the Registrar is located in Parramatta and can be contacted on 02 8633 1266.