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Joint Bar-Barrum Jirrbal Herberton Project Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 28 July 2008
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Around Herberton Range Forest Reserve, Queensland, Australia
The ILUA area is located in northern Queensland, around the Herberton Range Forest Reserve, approximately 100 kilometers south-west of Cairns. It is detailed in four separate schedules attached to the agreement.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on 28 July 2008. This is a certified Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.: QI2007/041.
Subject Matter:Access | Collaboration / Partnership | Compensation | Consultation | Economic Development | Environmental Heritage | Exploration | Forestry | Implementation | Land Management | Land Planning | Land Use | Local Government | Management / Administration | Mining and Minerals | Native Title | Oil and Gas | Petroleum
Summary Information:
This ILUA concerns a number of future acts in relation to a mining project in northern Queensland. It was negotiated between the Bar-Barrum Native Title Parties, the Jirrbal Native Title Parties, the Bar-Barrum Aboriginal Corporation, North Queensland Metals Pty Ltd, Walker Resources Pty Ltd and Dianne Mining Corporation Pty Ltd.
Detailed Information:
The Bar-Barrum Native Title Parties and the Jirrbal Native Title Parties consent to the 'Agreed Future Acts' being carried out. They agree that they will take reasonable steps to enable the doing of the Future Acts and will not take any action to prevent or delay the doing of the Future Acts.

The Future Acts include:
  • grants to North Queensland Metals, Walker Resources and Dianne Mining for the creation, grant, registration or transfer of any Project Rights to North Queensland Metals;
  • construction, operation and maintenance of the Herberton Project and any works incidental to the project done by, on behalf of or at the request of North Queensland Metals;
  • implementation and operation of the Herberton Project; and
  • decommissioning of the Project and the required rehabilitation of the land affected
    To the extent that they are within the ILUA area.

    Project Rights include grants, permissions, licences, permits, authorisations, approvals, interests, rearrangements of property boundaries necessary for the Herberton project including:
  • exploration permits;
  • mining licences;
  • permits, licences or authorisations under the Minerals Resources Act 1989 (Qld);
  • permits, licences or authorisations under the Water Act 2000 (Qld);
  • approvals under the Fisheries Act 1994 (Qld) or Fisheries Freshwater Management Plan 1999 (Qld);
  • approvals under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld);
  • approvals involving the opening or closing of roads under the Land Act 1994 (Qld);
  • approvals with regard to clearing trees under Land Act 1994 (Qld) or the Vegetation Management Act 1999 (Qld);
  • approvals concerning the establishment of any quarry or the use of forest products under the Forestry Act 1959 (Qld);
  • approvals under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth);
  • approvals required in respect of construction and development under the Integrated Planning Act 1997 (Qld);
  • approvals under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth); and
  • approvals under the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld)
    that fall within the ILUA area.

    The agreement ends upon the proponent's interests or project rights being surrendered, cancelled or discontinued.

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Bar-Barrum Fossicking Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum Permit to Occupy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum and Herberton Shire Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum and Mareeba Shire Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum and Telstra Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar Barrum Small Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Bar-Barrum Herberton Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Jirrbal Herberton Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • North Queensland Metals Limited - Respondent
  • State of Queensland
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Tablelands Regional Council
  • Bar-Barrum Aboriginal Corporation - Respondent
  • Conquest Mining Limited
  • Walker Resources Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Dianne Mining Corporation Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Water Act 2000 (Qld)
  • Fisheries Act 1994 (Qld)
  • Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld)
  • Land Act 1994 (Qld)
  • Forestry Act 1959 (Qld)
  • Integrated Planning Act 1997 (Qld)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (Cth)
  • Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Qld)
  • Fisheries (Freshwater) Management Plan 1999 (Qld)
  • Vegetation Management Act 1999 (Qld)
  • Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)
  • State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld)
  • People
  • Bar-Barrum People - Respondent
  • Tom Congoo & others on behalf of the Bar-Barrum Native Title Parties - Respondent
  • Enoch Tranby & others on behalf of the Jirrbal Native Title Parties - Respondent

  • References

    General Reference
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements- Joint Bar-Barrum Jirrbal Herberton Project ILUA
    Conquest Mining Limited Company Website
    Media Release
    ABN Newswire (4 August 2008) North Queensland Metals Progresses Herberton Copper-Tin-Silver-Indium Project
    National Native Title Tribunal (2 December 2003) Jirrbal People's Native Title Application Near Herberton Advertised

    Glossary

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

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