Information Publication Scheme (IPS)

The Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) is within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C).

PM&C is an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and is required to comply with the IPS requirements.

Full details: PM&C’s Information Publication Scheme.

Registrar’s agency plan

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (the Registrar) is also an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and is required to comply with the IPS requirements. This agency plan describes how the Registrar proposes to do this, as required by s 8(1) of the FOI Act.

Full details: ORIC agency plan.

About the Registrar and ORIC

ORIC's organisational chart

Appointments of statutory officers

  1. Registrar of Indigenous Corporations appointed under s 653-1(1) of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.
  2. Deputy Registrar(s) of Indigenous Corporations appointed under s 653-5(1) of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

What we do

Functions, areas of responsibility and decision making powers of the Registrar.

  • The broad functions of the Registrar and ORIC

To support the delivery of registration, regulation and related services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act). The CATSI Act sets out how to register Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations and how they should be run.

The CATSI Act also sets out the Registrar’s functions (s 658-1), the services the Registrar provides and the powers the Registrar has to enforce the law. See Part 16-3 of the CATSI Act.

To deliver our services in a way that takes account of the special needs, requirements and risks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations within the context of Australian and international best practice on sound corporate governance. Ultimately, the aim is to build the independence and capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, groups and corporations.

Routinely requested information

Consultation

Contact us

Email: info@oric.gov.au

Telephone: 1800 622 431 (not free from mobiles)

Fax: (02) 6133 8080