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Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 26 November 2012
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Camooweal, Queensland, Australia
The agreement area covers about 19,729 sq km in the vicinity of Camooweal, extending easterly from the Northern Territory Border.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 9 May 2013. This is an authorised Area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.:QI2012/121
Subject Matter:Future Act | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/ILUA%20Register/2012/QI2012.121/ILUARegisterExport.pdf
Summary Information:
The Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Enron Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was entered between the following parties:

- Hazel Windsor and Colin Saltmere on behalf of the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People
- Ergon Energy Corporation Limited

The purpose of this area agreement is to provide consent for a range of future acts.
Detailed Information:
Details of the agreement

The parties entered into the agreements so as to provide consent for Ergon Energy for the doing of the following future acts:
- Minor Works
- Access for such minor works
- use of all land siting electricity infrastructure in existence at the execution date and any adjacent land required for operational use and maintenance of relevant electricity infrastructure
- providing access to all land so as to conduct such operations and maintenance.

As per this agreement the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People provide consent to the State of Queensland to grant Ergon Energy any tenure or other interest over land within the agreement area on which electricity infrastructure is
located without prejudice to any rights which the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People may have to compensation in accordance with any Act or Regulation.

Native Title Provisions

The Right to negotiate does not apply to any of the future acts as provided within this agreement.

Native Title in the ILUA Area

The native title rights of the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People were recognised on the 18 December 2012 in the unreported case of Saltmere on behalf of the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People v State of Queensland (unreported, FCA, 18 December 2012, Dowsett J). The Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People filed a claim for Native Title in the Federal Court of Australia on 8 October 2009 over approximately 19,730 square kilometres, located approximately 25km west of Mount Isa in the vicinity of Camooweal. Native title was found to exist in parts of the determination area.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Mount Isa City Council
  • Ergon Energy Corporation Limited - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Electricity Act 1994 (Qld)
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Colin Saltmere and Hazel Windsor on their own behalf and on behalf of the Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People - Signatory

  • Documents

    Map
    Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( PDF)
    Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Extract - ( PDF)
    Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Schedule - ( PDF)
    Indjalandji-Dhidhanu People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Written description of agreement area - ( PDF)

    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) | Right To Negotiate (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia)

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