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Thangkenharenge Aboriginal Land Trust

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory)
Location:Barrow Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
The Thangkenharenge Aboriginal Land Trust holds approximately 12.5 square kilometres of land land at Barrow Creek in trust for the Kaytetye people. It is an Aboriginal Land Trust constituted under section 4 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. Under the Act, where land is granted following a traditional land claim, the title is held by an Aboriginal Land Trust 'for the benefit of Aboriginals entitled by Aboriginal tradition to the use or occupation of the land concerned'. As a general rule, Aboriginal land is held by a Land Trust in fee simple and it cannot be sold by the Land trust holding title to it. Land Trusts act on the direction of the local Land Council.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Central Land Council
  • Event
  • Barrow Creek (Kaytetye) Land Transfer
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)
  • People
  • Kaytetye People
  • Thangkenharenge People

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory) (Australia)

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