Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation works closely with service providers, government agencies and Aboriginal communities on the APY Lands to coordinate service delivery, as well as to support APY in discharging its responsibilities under the APY Land Rights Act 1981.
Copies of reports summarising these activities and additional documents relating to governance and funding arrangements in the APY Lands are below.
APY Land Rights Administration Grant Review
Progress on the APY Lands
These publications serve to provide an overview of developments and specific highlights in service provision and the initiatives that have been established to strengthen community governance and collaboration between both the Commonwealth and state governments, the APY, community councils and communities.
APY Funding Audit undertaken by Ernst & Young
In July 2015, the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the former State Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, announced that an audit would be undertaken of State and Commonwealth Government funds provided to APY in 2014–15.
Ernst & Young (EY) was engaged to provide a review of 2014–15 general ledger transactions for government funding agreements.