Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
a former Australian federal government statutory body responsible for policy-making in the area of Indigenous affairs and for administering government programs; established in 1989, amalgamating the previous Department of Aboriginal Affairs (established 1972) and the Aboriginal Development Commission (established 1980); abolished in 2004 with its elected regional councils continuing in an advisory role until 2005. Abbrev.: ATSIC See National Indigenous Council, National Congress of Australia's First Peoples.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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