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Wetji River Deed for Exploration

Category: Agreement
Date: 28 August 1995
Sub Category:Exploration Agreement (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act)
Location:Northern Territory, Australia
Legal Reference: Newmont Australia Agreements No: 95-8030
Subject Matter:Mining and Minerals | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests | Employment and Training | Environmental Heritage | Compensation
Summary Information:
The Wetji River Deed for Exploration was agreed by Normandy Exploration Ltd, Aboriginal Exploration and Development Pty Ltd, Bongoi and Margalkmi Aboriginal Corporations, Northern Aboriginal Investment Corporation Pty Ltd, and the Northern Land Council.
The Deed provides for:
- protection and rehabilitation of the environment;
- training for Aboriginal people;
- mining; and
- compensation.
Compensation is payable to the traditional Aboriginal owners via the Northern Land Council and includes the reimbursement of costs for Council members or traditional Aboriginal owners for their responsibilities under the deed.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Wetji River Exploration Joint Venture Agreement
  • Wetji River Loan Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Normandy Mining Limited - Signatory
  • Aboriginal Exploration and Development Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Bongoi Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Margalkmi Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Northern Aboriginal Investment Corporation Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Northern Land Council - Signatory

  • Glossary

    Exploration Agreement (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)) (Australia)

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