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Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 1991
Sub Category:Memorandum of Lease | Joint Management Agreement
Location:Northern Territory, Australia
Subject Matter:Economic Development | Employment and Training | Environmental Heritage | Land Management
Summary Information:
A national park lease agreement, subsequent to the 1978 Kakadu National Park Memorandum of Lease, made between the Commonwealth Government of Australia and Traditional Aboriginal Owners of the Kakadu Land Trust, owners of land contained within Kakadu National Park Stage One. The agreement lays down the principles and conditions under which the park will be managed. The agreement provides for protecting the rights of traditional owners, employing traditional owners and training Aboriginal people in managing the park. It also provides for lease payments and, since the revised lease of 1991, a share in revenue generated by the park and termination of the lease if issues of detriment to Aboriginal traditional owners cannot be resolved.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease (3 November 1978)
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease - Subsequent
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease
  • Agreement between the Northern Land Council and the Director of National Parks and Wildlife
  • Organisation
  • Kakadu Aboriginal Land Trust - Signatory
  • Director of National Parks and Wildlife - Signatory
  • Place
  • Kakadu National Park

  • Glossary

    Joint Management Agreement | Lease

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