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Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act 2007 (Qld)

Category: Legislation
Sub Category:Legislation
Location:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Environmental Heritage | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests
URL: http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/Search/isysquery/cd0e0df6-f1fd-4845-b2ee-1c3ee5c4cdd2/1/doc/CapeYorkPHA07.pdf#xml=http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/Search/isysquery/cd0e0df6-f1fd-4845-b2ee-1c3ee5c4cdd2/1/hilite/
Summary Information:
The Act is described as 'An Act to provide for the identification of the significant natural
and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula, and cooperative and ecologically sustainable management of Cape York Peninsula'.
Detailed Information:
Section 3 states that 'The objects of this Act areó
(a) to identify significant natural and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula; and
(b) to provide for cooperative management, protection and ecologically sustainable use of land, including pastoral land, in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(c) to recognise the economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations of indigenous communities in relation to land use in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(d) to recognise the contribution of the pastoral industry in the Cape York Peninsula Region to the economy and land management in the region.'

Section 4 states that 'The objects are to be achieved primarily by providing foró
(a) the declaration of areas of international conservation significance; and
(b) the cooperative involvement of landholders in the management of the natural and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula; and
(c) the continuance of an environmentally sustainable pastoral industry as a form of land use in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(d) the declaration of indigenous community use areas in which indigenous communities may undertake appropriate economic activities; and
(e) the establishment of committees to advise the
environment Minister and vegetation management
Minister about particular matters under this Act.'

Related Entries

Agreement
  • KULLA Indigenous Management Agreement
  • KULLA (McIlwraith Range & Mt Croll) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Lama Lama Indigenous Management Agreement
  • Errk Oykangand National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Marpa National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland
  • Place
  • KULLA (McIlwraith Range) National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land)
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Department of Defence Heritage Management Strategy

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