ORIC (or ORAC as it was then) made a preliminary submission to the government-initiated review of ATSIC and, following the release of the review’s public discussion paper in June 2003, made a further submission.
The final report of the review panel, In the hands of the regions – a new ATSIC, was released in November 2003. Among the recommendations of the review, four concerned the work of ORIC. ORIC’s response to the review can be found below.
ATSIC review submission papers
- Presentation to the ATSIC review team - 4 April 2003 http://atsicreview.gov.au/pdf/Orac.pdf (The ATSIC review website is no longer available)
ATSIC Review Responses
- Response to Discussion Paper ‘Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission’ June 2003 http://atsicreview.gov.au/stage2/ORAC%20submission%20030903.doc (The ATSIC review website is no longer available)
- Response by the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC) (now called the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC)) to the Review of ATSIC. ORIC had the opportunity to review the recommendations of the independent Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) that was presented to the government in November 2003. ORIC’s response is below.