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Batavia Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 20 November 2012
Sub Category:Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Batavia Downs Homestead, Queensland, Australia
Agreement area covers about 2430 Sq km located about 90 km east of Weipa in the vicinity of Batavia Downs Homestead.
Legal Status: Registered with teh National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 08 May 2013. This is an authorised Area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: QI2012/120
Subject Matter:Land Management | Land Transaction | Land Use | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/ILUA%20Register/2012/QI2012.120/ILUARegisterExport.pdf
Summary Information:
The Batavia Indigenous Land Use Agreement was entered into between the following:

- The State of Queensland
- Rodney Accoom on his own behalf and on behalf of the Atambaya, Northern Kaanju and Yinwum People and the
- Batavia Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation.

The purpose of the area agreement is to provide consent to the doing of all the agreed acts listed below.
Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement

The agreement was entered between the parties to give consent on all the agreed acts and agree to the validating of invalid acts that give effect to this agreement. As per the agreement, the Agreed Acts refer to the following:

- the grant of the Proposed ALA Area as Aboriginal Land to the Corporation;
- the State and the Corporation entering into and complying with the Indigenous Management Area;
- dedication, use and management of the Proposed National Park (CYPAL) Area as a national park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal land) under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld);
- the State and the Corporation entering into and complying with the Conservation Agreement;
- declaration, use and management of the Proposed Nature Refuge Area as a nature refuge under the Nature Conservation Act 1992;
- dedication of the areas marked as new roads under the Land Act 1994;
- the Corporation and the Licensee entering into and complying with the Licence;
- extraction of quarry material and water for road and track maintenance purposes;
- the grant of the Quarry Lease; and
- the addition of the Proposed Airstrip Approach Areas to the Moreton Reserve.

Commencement

The agreement commences on the 20 November 2012.

Native Title Provisions

The Right to Negotiate does not apply to the doing of the following acts.


Related Entries

Organisation
  • Cook Shire Council
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Kaanju People - Signatory
  • Atambaya Peoples - Signatory
  • Yinwum people - Signatory
  • Rodney Accoom on his behalf and on behalf of the Atambaya, Northern Kaanju & Yinwum people - Signatory

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Area Agreement (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | Right To Negotiate (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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