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Arrow Energy and Port Curtis Coral Coast People Arrow LNG Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 22 May 2012
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Gladstone region, Queensland, Australia
This agreement covers about 1039 sq km over two areas in the Gladstone region. The first area is in the vicinity of Mount Larcom and the second covers Mining Tenements EPP679 and PL206 located west of Miriam Vale.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 24 April 2013. This is an authorised Area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: QI2012/092
Subject Matter:Mining and Minerals | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/ILUA%20Register/2012/QI2012.092/ILUARegisterExport.pdf
Summary Information:
The Arrow Energy and Port Curtis Coral Coast People Arrow LNG Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was entered between the following parties:

- Arrow Energy Pty Ltd
- Kerry Blackman, Dean Sarra, Lurleen Blackman, Richard Johnson, Nat Minniecon, Matthew Cooke, Neville Johnson on behalf of the Port Curtis Coral Coast People
- State of Queensland

The purpose of the agreement is to provide consent to all the project activities as mentioned in this agreement.
Detailed Information:
Details of the agreement

The following Project Activities that the parties consent to are:

- Exploration and Production Related Project Activities:

(a) the exploration, extraction, collection, processing or production of, natural gas;
(b) the extraction, collection, processing or production of water derived from the process of
extracting natural gas;
(c) agricultural activities which use water of the kind referred to in paragraph (b);
(d) anything permitting or requiring any of the things referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).

- Gas Transmission Related Project Activities:
(a) the collection, distribution, transmission or transportation of natural gas;
(b) the collection, distribution, transmission or transportation of water derived from the process of extracting natural gas;
(c) any Looping Project;
(d) anything permitting or requiring any of the things referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).

- LNG Related Project Activities:
(a) the planning, design, development, construction, operation and any maintenance of an LNG processing plant or plants and any facilities related to, or which are necessary or desirable for, such plant or plants;
(b) the planning, design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of wharves, jetties, loading facilities, terminals, berths, pipelines, construction docks, material off loading facilities, accommodation facilities, storage facilities, depots and transport facilities;
(c) the planning, design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of any type of facilities for the loading of LNG onto ships;
(d) anything permitting, requiring or facilitating any of the things referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c).

The above mentioned activities however do not include changes to any tenements, petroleum tenures,licences, permissions and authorities, involving land tenures or other interests in land, statutory, regulatory or other approvals and any physical activities.

For purposes of this Agreement, the words planning, preparation, exploration, extraction
production, collection, transmission distribution, conversion, storage, export and transportation have their widest possible meaning.

Commencement

This ILUA commences on the 22 May 2012 and may be terminated at any time by agreement in writing between Arrow Energy, the Native Title Party and the State.

If by the means of a tenure grant/requirement of the state, Arrow Energy is required to surrender any area, then it has a period of at least 3 months to consult with native title party or corporate entity about the location and extent of the surrender area. The surrender area should not exceed 70 hectares in aggregate.

Native Title Provisions

Future Acts: As per this agreement all future acts shall be validated as at the registration date (24/04/2013).

Right to Negotiate: The right to negotiate does not apply to any project activities as covered by the agreement.

Native Title in the ILUA Area

The Port Curtis Coral Coast Claim application for native title was filed on 25 July 2001 by the Port Curtis Coral Coast People.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Arrow Darumbal LNG Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No.2
  • Organisation
  • Arrow Energy Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Gladstone Regional Council
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Kerry Blackman, Dean Sarra, Lurleen Blackman, Richard Johnson,Nat Minniecon, Matthew Cooke, Neville Johnson on behalf of the Port Curtis Coral Coast People - Signatory
  • Port Curtis Coral Coast Native Title Claim Group

  • Glossary

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

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