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Dauanalgaw (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation and Islanders Board of Industry and Services Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
|Date:||19 December 2011|
|Sub Category:||Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)|
|Location:||Dauan (Murray Islands, Torres Strait) , Queensland , Australia|
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|The agreement area covers about 628 square metres and is located on Dauan Island in the Torres Strait.|
|Legal Status:||Registered with the National Native Title Tribuanl on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agremeents on 19 December 2011. This is an authorisied area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993.|
|Legal Reference:||Tribunal file no: QI2011/056|
|Subject Matter:||Economic Development | Health and Community Services | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Land Transaction|
|The Dauanalgaw (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation and Islanders Board of Industry and Services Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is a body corporate agreement between:|
- the Islanders Board of Industry and Services (applicant);
- Dauanalgaw (Torres Stait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC; and
- Torres Strait Island Regional Council.
The purpose of the agreement is to facilitate the grant of a lease to the Islanders Board of Industry and Services.
|Details of the agreement|
The parties to the agreement consent to the following agreed acts:
- all acts necessary for the agreement to grant the trustee lease and obtain approval for the grant of the trustee lease by Torres Strait Island Regional Council to the Islanders Board of Industry and Services;
-the consent of the Minister to the grant of the Trustee Lease if required;
- all acts necessary to construct and carry out the works on the ILUA area;
- all acts necessary to operate the business in accordance with the trustee lease; and
- all acts necessary to facilitate the above acts.
Background to the ILUA
Native Title History
The Dauan People lodged an application for the recognition of native title rights and interests over Dauan Island in 1998 (Federal Court No: DG6248/98). In 2000 the Federal Court of Australia handed down the consent determination Dauan People v State of Queensland  FCA 1064 which recognised that the Dauan People held native title rights and interests in relation to approximately 355 hectares on Dauan Island. The native title rights are held in trust by the Daunalgaw (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation. The orders regarding the native title rights and interests were made in respect of land that was either unallocated crown land, reserved land or land already held by, or for the benefit of, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander People. The claim excluded certain roads, Crown Reserves for State Schools, and particular land used by the Telstra Corporation and the Ergon Energy Corporation.
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