Path to Treaty Bill granted Royal Assent
Her Excellency the Honourable Jeannette Young AC PSM today received the Clerk of the Queensland Parliament, Mr Neil Laurie, for the presentation of the Path to Treaty Bill, to which she granted Royal Assent.
Path to Treaty Bill 2023
A bill for an Act to establish the First Nations Treaty Institute to prepare a framework for treaty negotiations with Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to support Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples to participate in treaty negotiations, to provide for the establishment of the Truth-telling and Healing Inquiry to inquire into the continuing impacts of colonisation on Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and to amend this Act, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 and the Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990 for particular purposes.
The granting of Royal Assent is an integral step in the legislative process.