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Gawler Ranges Mineral Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 30 June 2006
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Gawler Ranges, South Australia, Australia
From the extract from the register of Indigenous Land Use Agremeents: 'The ILUA area covers all the land and waters of SG6020/98 Gawler Ranges Native Title Claim (SC97/7) as accepted for registration 11/08/99, excluding Lake Gardiner National Park and the township of Kingoonya. The ILUA area is approximately 28,560km2 and located approximately 80km west of Port Augusta extending North-West to the Trans Australian Railway.'
Legal Status: This is an authorised area agreement, registered o
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: SI2004/004
Subject Matter:Mining and Minerals | Exploration
Summary Information:
This is a framework ILUA under which the parties consent to the grant of authorised exploration tenements and the carrying out of authorised exploration activities under them.

The ILUA, which was signed in November 2005, commences on the commencement date and continues until the expiration of the exploration contracts entered into under the ILUA, subject to review every five years.
Detailed Information:
The parties agree that the non-extinguishment principle applies to the grant of the authorised exploration tenements and the carrying out of authorised exploration activities under the authorised exploration tenements. This means that under section 24EB(3) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) those activities authorised under this agreement which may be inconsistent with native title rights and interests do not extinguish these interests, instead they are revived when the activities are finished.

The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) are not intended to apply to the grant of authorised exploration tenements or the carrying out of authorised exploration activities under the authorised exploration tenements.

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  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement Inc - Signatory
  • South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Attorney-General for the State of South Australia - Signatory
  • Andrew Dingaman, for and on behalf of the Gawler Ranges Native Title Claim Group - Signatory
  • Howard Richards, for and on behalf of the Gawler Ranges Native Title Claim Group - Signatory
  • Elliot McNamara, for and on behalf of the Gawler Ranges Native Title Claim Group - Signatory
  • Ken Smith, for and on behalf of the Gawler Ranges Native Title Claim Group - Signatory
  • Minister for Mineral Resources Development (South Australia) - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • South Australian Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Statewide Negotiations Strategic Plan 2006-2009

  • References

    Media Release
    Government of South Australia (2005) Indigenous Agreement for Mineral Exploration in Gawler Ranges
    Resource
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2005) Indigenous Agreement reached on Gawler Mineral Exploration

    Documents

    Map
    Gawler Ranges Mineral Exploration Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( Image | PDF | Thumbnail)

    Glossary

    Native Title (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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