11.5

Progress

25%

25% Complete.
Government approval of policy/process development.

That interpreters be used at all consultations with Aboriginal people for whom English is a second language. Interpreters must be appropriately supported to ensure that they understand the subject matter of the consultation.

Target completion date

Stage 3.
To be completed by December 2019.

Reform area
Respecting community and culture
Project action
Ensuring respectful consultation, information, and negotiation
Lead agency
DCM

Action item update

Implementation progress

NT Government agencies, the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority, the Northern and Central Land councils, industry representatives and APPEA have agreed to jointly develop an information package for engaging with affected aboriginal people, which will include advice on the best approaches to sharing information with this group and when and how interpreter services are warranted.