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Ewamian - Etheridge Shire Area Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No. 3

Category: Agreement
Date: 25 February 2008
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Etheridge Shire, Queensland, Australia
The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the two areas covered by the agreement as follows:

Area One
Commencing at the intersection of the centrelines of the Gilbert and Einasleigh Rivers and extending generally easterly along the centreline of the Einsaleigh River to the centreline of the Etheridge River being a point on the boundary of the Etheridge Shire Council Local Government Area; Then northerly and generally easterly along boundaries of that local government area to a western boundary of Lot 4620PH1283 (Bulleringa National Park); Then southerly, easterly and again southerly along boundaries of that lot to again the Etheridge Shire Council Local Government Area; Then generally southeasterly and generally southwesterly along that local government area to Latitude 18.472003 South; Then generally southwesterly and generally southerly passing through the following coordinate points.

Longitude East Latitude South
144.644847 18.535674
144.639483 18.652717

Again southerly to the centreline of the Kennedy Developmental Road at Latitude 18.736175 South; Then generally southwesterly along the centreline of that road to Latitude 18.929987 South; Then southeasterly to the northern boundary of Lot 10CD18; Again southeasterly; southwesterly and northwesterly along boundaries of that lot and onwards to the centreline of the Kennedy Developmental Road; Then generally southerly along centrelines of that road to Latitude 19.157756 South; Then easterly, southerly, generally westerly, southerly and again generally westerly through the following coordinate points.

Longitude East Latitude South
144.539709 19.165742
144.528912 19.265673
144.524052 19.310657
144.376827 19.298203
144.374481 19.297927
144.375700 19.29538
144.374870 19.29244
144.376300 19.29064
144.376300 19.28861
144.378570 19.28466
144.378570 19.2841
144.377860 19.2832
144.376430 19.28342
144.375120 19.28409
144.372740 19.28353
144.371550 19.28488
144.369300 19.28364
144.368230 19.28251
144.368830 19.28014
144.368413 19.277905
144.291546 19.271499
144.276932 19.418126
144.185672 19.409781
144.187193 19.420056
144.111577 19.413185
144.110146 19.404958
144.111911 19.403034
144.082602 19.400355
144.031275 19.395851
144.030783 19.393444
144.030118 19.392245
144.029632 19.390354
144.029378 19.388418
144.029816 19.386045
144.030392 19.383541

Then westerly to the centreline of the Gilbert River at Longitude 143.814840 East; Then generally southerly and generally northwesterly along the centreline of that river to the northeastern corner of Lot AAP47015 (2VR7); Then southerly, westerly and northerly along boundaries of that lot to again the centreline of the Gilbert River; Then generally southwesterly, generally northwesterly, generally northerly and again generally northwesterly along the centreline of that river back to the commencement point.

Area Two
Lot 7LG6
The agreement area is the land and waters covered by the external boundaries of native title determination applications Q6009/99 Ewamian People 2 (QC99/13), as accepted for registration on the 9th July 2002, and Q6018 Ewamian People 3 (QC01/16), as accepted for registration on the 22nd June 2002, that fall within the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, as at the time the agreement is lodged.

The area of the ILUA also falls within the jurisdiction of the Cairns & District Regional Council.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 25 February 2008. This is an authorised Area Agreeement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal No: QI2005/004.
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Future Act | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Local Government | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/Pages/Ewamian-Etheridge_Shire_Area_ILUA_No_3_Q.aspx
Summary Information:
The Ewamian-Etheridge Shire Area Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No. 3 was agreed between the Etheridge Shire Council (APPLICANT) and Barry Fisher, David Hudson, Noel Lacey and Ron Richards on 25 February 2008.

The purpose of the ILUA is to detail the relationship between native title rights and interests and the interests of the Etheridge Shire Council in the area covered by the ILUA, and includes provisions for the implementation of cultural heritage clearance protocol.

The ILUA was registered on 25 February 2008, and does not have a stipulated period of operation.
Detailed Information:
The parties to the ILUA consent to:

  • the continued operation, use and maintenance of specific infrastructure and Council Roads;
  • no compensation claims by the Native Title Parties put to the Council in respect to the extinguishment, diminishment or impairment of native title rights or interests by the construction of infrastructure or the operation, maintenance and use of roads in the area covered by the Agreement; and
  • the dedication of a community purpose reserve under the Land Act 1994 (Qld) for sport and recreation purposes over the Forsayth Trucking Reserve, with the Etheridge Council appointed as trustee.


  • Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Etheridge Shire Council - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • Land Act 1994 (Qld)
  • People
  • Barry Fisher, David Hudson, Noel Lacey and Ron Richards - Signatory

  • References

    Resource
    National Native Title Tribunal (25 February 2008) Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements: Ewamian-Etheridge Shire Area ILUA No.3

    Glossary

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

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