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Waluwarra Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Date: 1 January 1997
Sub Category:Incorporated Association | Aboriginal Corporation
Location:Mt Isa, Queensland, Australia
Summary Information:
The Waluwarra Aboriginal Corporation was incorporated in March 1997 under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth) and is recorded on the Register of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC). The rules of the Corporation list the objects of its establishment as to:

'1. Prepare and promote the cultural heritage, language and material well-being of the Waluwarra People.
2. Obtain security of tenure over traditional Waluwarra land in the North western region.
3. Provide basic community services to members and alleviate poverty.
4. Facilitate the researching, preparation or making of claims by Waluwarra people within the area of association for determination of Native Title or for compensation for Acts affecting Native Title.
5. To assist in the resolutions of disagreements among such individuals or groups about making such claims.'
(Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC), 'Corporation Object and Rules': http://www.orac.gov.au/document.aspx?icn=2957 (at 27 September 2005).

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Australian Agricultural Company and the Waluwarra/Georgina River People - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth)

  • References

    Resource
    Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORAC) Documents for Waluwarra Aboriginal Corporation

    Glossary

    Incorporated Association | Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)

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