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2021 Renewing Victoria’s Public Land Legislation Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations (the Federation) provides this submission in response to the Consultation Paper – ‘Realising the value of Victoria’s public land – Renewing Victoria’s public land legislation’ (Consultation Paper), which proposes to replace three existing Crown Land Acts (the Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978, Forests Act 1958, and Land Act 1958) with a new Public Land Act. Download the Submission 20210414 FVTOC Submission 2021 – Public Land Act

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2022 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Australia Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Committee Secretary of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee regarding the application of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Australia.  Download the Submission 20220624+UNDRIP+Inquiry+Senate+Sub+Committee+-+Federation+Submission+FINAL

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2022 Victorian State Government Budget 2023-24 Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations has listened to Traditional Owners and identified eight initiatives that, if addressed now, could significantly and positively impact the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Download the Submission 20221216 FVTOC submission to the 2023-24 budget

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2023 Proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Infrastructure Area- Southern Ocean Region Submission

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We take the opportunity to make a submission to provide feedback on the Proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Infrastructure Area Southern Ocean Region (Proposed Area) and advocate for embedding the principles of Traditional Owner self-determination and free, prior and informed consent in the development of the offshore renewable energy Download the Submission 20230831 Submission on Southern Ocean Region- Proposed OREI Area

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2023 Native Bird Hunting Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations welcome the opportunity to provide a submission to Victoria’s recreational native bird hunting arrangements. Download the Submission 20230505 Native Bird Hunting (1)

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2023 Review of National Agreement on Closing the Gap Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations (Federation) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments to inform the Productivity Commission’s proposed approach to assessing progress of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap and how it is being implemented. We thank the Commission for accepting our comments beyond the official closing date and hope you find value in our comments and issues raised. Download the Submission FVTOC Submission to Productivity Commission 27012023

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2023 National Biodiversity Market Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to provide feedback on the National Biodiversity Market (NBM) and its potential opportunities and impacts on the interests of Victorian Traditional Owners. Download the Submission 20230916 Submission on the National Biodiversity Market

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2022 Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper Submission

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The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to provide feedback on the Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper and contribute to the approach to best develop the offshore wind energy sector in Victoria. Download the Submission 20220830 FVTOC submission Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper

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