The Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC) was incorporated in 1984 under the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA). We are 1 of 13 Land Councils of the Far North Coast region and 1 of 119 Land Councils across the state of NSW. The Tweed Byron LALC is a not-for-profit organisation and has been registered as a Charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) since December 2012.
Tweed Byron LALC is actively committed to the advancement and protection of Aboriginal people, land, heritage, spirituality and culture.
- Protect cultural assets
- Facilitate awareness of Aboriginal culture through education
- Ensure governance and compliance requirements are met
- Manage a social housing portfolio
- Develop affordable home ownership schemes
- Manage land and water assets acquired through land claims and commercial ventures
- Identify opportunities for new business enterprises to build on our financial position and independence
- Manage existing business enterprises
- Advocate to improve or defend the rights of its community members across a range of social, cultural, environmental and legal platforms
- Lead proactive and legislative reform at a local, state and federal level