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Burdekin Pipeline Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
|Date:||17 March 2006|
|Sub Category:||Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)|
|Location:||Central Queensland, Queensland, Australia|
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|The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the agreement as follows:|
"Agreement Area" means all the land and waters (including the beds and banks of those waters) shown and described in the plans attached [to the agreement] at Schedule 2' which comprises 8 topographical maps of the Burdekin to Moranbah Pipeline, Central Queensland. The area is within the areas of the Belyando Shire Council, Bowen Shire Council, Dalrymple Shire Council and Nebo Shire Council.
|Legal Status:||Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal|
|Legal Reference:||National Native Title Tribunal File No.: QI2005/01|
|Subject Matter:||Native Title | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Water|
|The Burdekin Pipeline Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between:|
This agreement was made on 17 March 2006. The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for a range of acts, whether or not they are 'future acts', relating to the construction of the Burdekin to Moranbah Pipeline.
|The Burdekin to Moranbah Pipeline is being built to address the water shortage issues affecting Queensland's coal mines. The pipeline will be built from Gorge Weir on the Burdekin River to Moranbah in Central Queensland. |
This ILUA includes agreement that 'future acts' may be done. The parties also agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply, as the alternative consultation provisions are to be followed instead. Under this Act any activity, such as a grant of land, that may affect native title rights is defined as a 'future act' and must comply with the future act provisions of the Act in order to be valid.
The parties to the ILUA consent to the doing of the following acts:
The parties also agree to the doing of any other acts, or the construction of any infrastructure necessary to the operation of the pipeline, including borrow pits, vegetation clearing, sand and gravel extraction, access roads and tracks, provision of power, pump stations, water storages and break tanks.
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