For more than 15 years, we have been assisting Aboriginal communities and Native Title claim groups manage, distribute and invest compensation funds for the benefit of their communities.
Native Title trusts generally involve mining. Mining companies enter into an agreement with a Native Title claim group to pay funds into a nominated trust in exchange for being able to access and mine Native Title land.
At AET, we recognise the importance of both maximising the potential for funds paid by the mining companies and engaging with the Traditional Owners in a genuine way.
This engagement requires a trustee that is dedicated to understanding the culture of the Indigenous community and their relationship to the land. The role demands a sincere commitment to learning about the ambitions, aspirations and needs of the Indigenous community.
When Traditional Owners choose us to act as trustee, we commit to:
For more information on our trustee services for Aboriginal communities, please contact:
Head of Client Engagement – Private Client Services
Manager, Trust and Fiduciary Services
Head of Business Development, Private Client Services
Trustee Services Manager, Native Title