19 May 10 Start of national consultation on the tax treatment of Native Title
In joint media release No 2010/108, issued 18 May 2010, the Assistant Treasurer, Senator Nick Sherry, the Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin, and the Attorney General, Robert McClelland, announced the commencement of a national consultation on the tax treatment of native title, including the interaction of native title, Indigenous economic development and the tax system.
At the same time, they released a paper entitled "Native Title, Indigenous Economic Development and Tax" to guide the national consultation.
For more information about the consulation process, and a copy of the consultation paper, go here
Submissions close on 2 July 2010.