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Cultural Heritage Investigation Agreement between Tarong Energy and the Bunya Wakka Wakka Cultural and Heritage Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Agreement
Date: 4 December 2007
Sub Category:Indigenous Partnership
Location:South Burnett region, Queensland, Australia
The Agreement concerns land in the South Burnett region of Queensland (north-west of Brisbane), on which there are two power stations, the Tarong (Meandu) Mine and Kunioon coal deposit (see ABC News 2007; Tarong Energy c2008).
Alternative Names:
  • Cultural Heritage Investigation Agreement between Tarong Energy and the Wakka Wakka #2
  • Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Cultural Heritage | Mining and Minerals
    Summary Information:
    The Cultural Heritage Investigation Agreement between Tarong Energy Corporation Ltd and the Bunya Wakka Wakka Cultural and Heritage Aboriginal Corporation (formed by the Wakka Wakka #2 Native Title Claimants) on 4 December 2007.

    The aim of the agreement is that the parties work together in order to identify, protect and preserve areas of cultural significance to the Wakka Wakka people on land occupied by Tarong Energy (ABC News 2007).

    Tarong Energy's Chief Executive Officer, Helen Gluer, has said that "the agreement has already proved extremely useful in a number of projects the corporation has worked on over the past year including the proposed development of a new ash placement area and investigations undertaken as part of the fuel decision" (Tarong Energy 2007).

    Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Tarong Energy Corporation Ltd - Signatory
  • Bunya Wakka Wakka Cultural and Heritage Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • People
  • Wakka Wakka People

  • References

    General Reference
    Tarong Energy (c2008) Fuel Supply
    Resource
    ABC News (11 December 2007) Tarong Agreement Promises Indigenous Land Protection

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