When it comes to obtaining legal status, some aboriginal associations have an additional option to add to incorporation or company status.
Some Aboriginal associations are able to gain legal status under different rules under the Federal Government's Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976.
An incorporation kit and further information is available from:
Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
PO Box 2029, Woden ACT 2606
1800 622 431 (Toll Free) or by visiting:
www.oric.gov.au/resources | www.oric.gov.au/start-corporation/forms-registering