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Framework Agreement between the Native Title Claimants, the Rubibi Working Group and the State of Western Australia

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 1998
Sub Category:Framework Agreement
Location:Shire of Broome, Western Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests | Economic Development | Cultural Heritage | Law - Policy and Justice
Summary Information:
The Framework Agreement between the Native Title Claimants, the Rubibi Working Group and the State of Western Australia was signed in early 1998 prior to the amendments to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) in mid 1998.

The Framework Agreement was intended to lead to a Final Agreement and establishes a working relationship between the parties. It also identifies the substantive issues for negotiation, the negotiators, and the negotiation procedures for a Final Agreement.
Detailed Information:
The issues identified for negotiation include:
- Economic development of the Broome Aboriginal Community;
- Operation of State Law;
- Interim Agreement with the Shire of Broome;
- Ratification Procedures;
- Differing Entitlements;
- Waterbank Lease;
- Neighbourhood A Subdivision;
- Horticultural Leases;
- Proposed Racecourse Resort Development;
- Cultural and Environmental Coastal Zones;
- Dampier Creek and Fishermans Bend;
- Crocodile Farm;
- Yardoogarra Reserve;
- Existing Aboriginal Land;
- Access to Crown Land;
- Cultural and Heritage Protection;
- Wattle Downs Special Purpose Lease; and
- General Provisions.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Rubibi Interim Agreement with the Shire of Broome (1 May 1996)
  • Organisation
  • Rubibi Working Group - Signatory
  • Broome Shire
  • State of Western Australia - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)

  • References

    Report
    Urban Frontiers Program (2002) Kimberley Sustainable Region Programme Strategic Planning Analysis

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