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Western Cape Communities Memorandum of Understanding

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 1996
Sub Category:Memorandum of Understanding
Location:Cape York, Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Access | Compensation | Education | Employment and Training | Land Use | Mining and Minerals | Recognition Agreement / Acknowledgement
Summary Information:
'The Western Cape Communities Memorandum of Understanding laid down the terms of engagement between Comalco and the Cape York Land Council. It stated that the traditional owners and affected peoples in return, for support, benefits, employment, business support, educational opportunities, and full recognition in their own lands, would support Comalco's future mining operations.'

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Western Cape Communities Heads of Agreement
  • Comalco Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Western Cape Communities Co-existence Agreement)
  • Organisation
  • Comalco Limited - Signatory
  • Cape York Land Council Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory

  • References

    Book Chapter
    Crooke, P, Harvey, B, Langton, M, (2006) 'Implementing and Monitoring Indigenous Land Use Agreements in the Minerals Industry: The Western Cape Communities Co-existence Agreement' in Marcia Langton et al (eds), Settling with Indigenous People: Modern treaty and agreement-making (The Federation Press, 2006).
    Conference Paper
    Bruce Harvey and Neville Tiffen (2002) Mining - Indigenous Agreement Making: A Global Context

    Glossary

    Memorandum of Understanding

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