An individual wishing to apply for a Confirmation of Aboriginality is required to complete and submit relevant documentation to the Chief Executive Officer. The application will then be tabled at the next Board meeting which occurs once a month.

To assist the Board of Directors the following documentation may be included with the completed Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Descent form.

  • Genealogy
  • Birth records
  • Family history and background (family tree)

If the Board recognises the applicant through his/her community connection as an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander;

  • The Confirmation of Aboriginality form will be signed by 2 Board members
  • The Common Seal will be affixed and recorded
  • The Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Descent application form is forwarded on to the applicant

If in the event that the Board of Management does not recognise the applicant and the documents provided are not considered sufficient;

  • the applicant will be notified in writing.
  • The applicant will be asked for further evidence or
  • The application is declined by the Board of Management

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