Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983, a claim for land can be made by:
the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council acting on its own behalf or on behalf of one or more Local Aboriginal Land Councils
one or more Local Aboriginal Land Councils (see
ss 36 and
37 of the
Aboriginal Land Rights Act).
For an appeal to the Land and Environment Court, the person who may appeal under
s 36(6) of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act is the Aboriginal Land Council who made the claim for land and whose claim was refused in whole or part by the Crown Lands Minister.