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.
To be completed by December 2019.
Action item update
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.