ORIC yearbook 2015–16


About the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
ORIC vision
About the yearbook


Highlights 2015–16
From the Registrar

About ORIC

The organisational structure
Regional operations
Senior management
ORIC budget
ORIC staff

Performance reporting

Business plan 2015–16
Reporting and registration
Investigations and prosecutions
Support services
Information and resources


Freedom of information
Complaints about ORIC staff
Commonwealth Ombudsman
Legal services expenditure

Publishing information

2015–16 YEARBOOK
© Commonwealth of Australia 2016

ISSN 2204-2393  ISBN 978-1-925054-24-8 (Print)
ISSN 2204-2415  ISBN 978-1-925237-16-0 (Online)

This work is copyright. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission from the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC). Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to the Section Manager, Communications, ORIC, PO Box 29, Woden ACT 2606.

Please be aware that this publication may contain the names and images of deceased people. The Registrar strives to treat Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and beliefs with respect and acknowledges that to some communities, it is distressing to show images of people who have passed away.

Produced by ORIC, November 2016


Photographs on pages 64 and 64 are reproduced by kind permission of the individual corporations

Page 67 © Deakin Business School

Decorative images and textures (including the cover) © iStock

All other images © ORIC