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New Aboriginal Land Rights Registrar Appointed

27-February-2017

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell today welcomed the appointment of Ms Nicole Courtman as Registrar of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983.

Ms Courtman’s appointment will begin on 3 April 2017 for a period of three years.

“Ms Courtman brings to the Registrar a wealth of experience on a range of Aboriginal and land right issues,” Mrs Mitchell said.

“I congratulate Ms Courtman on her appointment and take this opportunity to thank the outgoing Registrar, Mr Stephen Wright.”

A short biography of Ms Courtman is attached.

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