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Mamu Canopy Walk Agreement Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 15 August 2008
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Near Wooroonooran National Park, Queensland, Australia
The site is located within the Wooroonooran National Park and the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and borders a cleared freehold allotment (lot 1 RP908581). It is approximately 115 kilometres south of Cairns and 30 kilometres north-west of Innisfail.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 15 May 2008. This an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act .
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.:QI2007/009
Alternative Names:
  • Mamu Canopy Walk Agreement
  • Subject Matter:Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Tourism
    Summary Information:
    The ILUA was agreed between the State of Queensland as represented by the Environmental Protection Agency and John Edwards, Victor Maund, Alfred Joyce, Stephen Brooks and Dean Purcell.

    The Agreement allows for the construction, operation and maintenance of the Mamu Canopy Walk. Further information on the Canopy Walk can be found here.
    Detailed Information:
    The parties agree to the design, planning, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance and decommissioning including rehabilitation of the Mamu Canopy Walk.

    The parties agree to validate any past acts which relate to the project if they were done prior to the registration of the agreement.

    Non-Extinguishment Principle
    The parties acknowledge that the non-extinguishment principle applies to project rights when done and to any other future acts consented to aspert of teh project.

    The Mamu Native Title Claim Group agree that compensation given under this agreement and in the ancillary agreement is in full and final satisfaction of any compensation requirements.

    Related Entries

  • Brooks on behalf of the Mamu People v State of Queensland (No 4) [2013] FCA 1453
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • North Queensland Land Council Native Title Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
  • People
  • Ma:Mu People

  • References

    Fact Sheet
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for Q12007/009 as at 15/05/2008
    Media Release
    Queensland Government (24 August 2008) New Tourist Attraction is on Top of the World


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

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