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Wanparta Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Prescribed Body Corporate
Location:Western Australia
URL: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/ntru/docs/rntbc/profiles/Wanparta.pdf
Summary Information:
The Wanparta Aboriginal Corporation is the registered Prescribed Body Corporate holding native title rights on behalf of the Ngarla people, whose native title was recognised in the consent determination Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025. The corporation was registered under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth) on 7 November 2006.

The objects of the Corporation, as outlined in the Corporation's Rules and Objectives include to:
  • provide direct relief from poverty, sickness, misfortune, destitution or helplessness among aboriginal people, especially the common law holders;
  • be and to perform the functions of a prescribed body corporate, for the purpose of being the subject of a native title determination;
  • be and to perform the functions of a Registered Native Title Body Corporate for the purpose of being the subject of a native title determination
  • protect, preserve and advance the traditions, laws, languages, cultures and customs Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders;
  • hold title to any vested land;
  • advance and promote the well being of aboriginal people, especially the Common Law Holders;
  • provide environmental, social and cultural benefits to Aboriginal people, especially the common Law Holders;
  • maintain, protect the culture, native title traditions and customs, economic development, interests and social progress of Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders; and
  • support and provide education, training and employment for Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders.

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025
  • Ngarla Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2010] FCA 859
  • People
  • Ngarla People
  • Alexander Brown, Jeffrey Brown, Clinton Coke and Charlie Coppin on behalf of the Ngarla People

  • References

    Resource
    Wanparta Aboriginal Corporation Corporation Objects and Rules

    Glossary

    Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) (Native Title Act) (Australia)

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