ABCD-Index Chapter

Performance Of Representative Body Functions

Funding / Fellowship

Last Date 30-06-2026

The Native Title Act 1993 (the Act) provides for the Australian Government, through the National Indigenous Australians Agency, to fund entities to perform the ‘representative body’ functions listed in section 203B of the Act. These functions include assisting native title claimants and holders to progress native title claims, negotiate native title agreements and resolve native title disputes. 

This grant opportunity will continue the delivery of these services by funding selected entities to perform these functions.


To be eligible for funding under this opportunity you must be invited by the Agency to apply. The Agency will invite all native title representative bodies recognised by the Minister for Indigenous Australians under section 203AD of the Act and all native title service providers funded by the Agency to perform all representative body functions.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

22 July 2021 – 30 June 2026

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Instructions for Application Submission:

This is a closed competitive funding round, to apply for funding under this opportunity you must be invited by the Agency.

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