who we are

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.

who we are
Commitment to Advancement
to Advancement

Tweed Byron LALC is actively committed to the advancement and protection of Aboriginal people, land, heritage, spirituality and culture.

Tweed Byron LALC’s charter is to:
  • 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