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APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 24 April 2014
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Located in the vicinity of Condamine and Wandoan. , Queensland , Australia
The agreement area covers about 161.5 sq km extending from about 12 km northeast of Condamine to about 27 km east of Wandoan, in the State of Queensland.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 24 April 2014. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.:QI2013/083
Subject Matter:Oil and Gas | Petroleum
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/Pages/QLD_-_Registered_ILUA_-_APLNG_and_Area_E_Native_Title_Group_ILUA_QI2013_083.aspx
Summary Information:
The APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between:

- Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited, Australia Pacific LNG Gladstone Pipeline Pty Limited & Australia Pacific LNG CSG Transmissions Pty Limited (individually and collectively, APLNG); and

- Kerry-Ann Lacey, Russell Doctor, Greg Emmerson, Ronald Binge, Zeta Binge, Elizabeth Johnston, Jean Johnston, Beatrice Henry, Jason Jarro, Adrian Beattie, Tracey McLeod, Sue Maytom, Arwa
Waterton, Sandra Bauwens, Rhonda Sandow, Fiona Richardson and Harold Doyle on their own behalf and on behalf of the Area E Native Title Group

on 24 April 2014.

The purpose of this Area Agreement is to provide consent to the "ILUA Project" which involves the construction and operation of a gas pipeline system including to link the APLNG coal seam gas
fields to the LNG plant to be located on Curtis Island.
Detailed Information:
Commencement

This ILUA was registered with the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) on 24 April 2014.

The Extract notes the start date of the Agreement as 23 October 2013. No specific end date is listed.

The Extract notes that the Agreement commences on the Date of Commencement, and will operate for the duration of the Agreed Acts and the undertaking of the ILUA Project.

The Extract also notes that Clauses 3, 8, 11 and 15 survive termination of the Agreement.

Native Title Provisions

The parties consent that Subdivision P, Division P, Part 2 of the Native Title Act (Cth) is not intended to apply to the Agreed Acts.

Agreed Acts


The acts and classes of acts listed in Schedule 3 (see attached).

ILUA Project

The construction and operation of a gas pipeline, and includes:

(a) the planning, design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of pipelines that may be used for the transportation of petroleum, water, brine and other substances, and all ancillary surface and sub-surface works and associated facilities and equipment including
pumps and compressors, valves, meters, fittings, facilities for cathodic protection,
communication and power systems and any other works, facilities and equipment that APLNG
or any Third Party [a person other than APLNG who is an applicant for, or grantee of, an Agreed
Act], acting reasonably, considers are necessary or desirable for the transportation of
petroleum, water, brine and other substances by pipeline, and decommissioning of the
pipelines; and

(b) the planning, design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of
infrastructure or other facilities that APLNG or a Third Party, acting reasonably, considers are
necessary or desirable for, or to support the conduct of, the operations referred to in paragraph(a) above in the ILUA Area including power lines, conveyors, construction camps, buildings and roads; and

(c) a reference to each and every phase and component of the operations referred to in
paragraphs (a) and (b) above and activities related to, associated with or incidental to the
activities referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) above (including the phase of decommissioning
and completing any final rehabilitation of those operations and terminating or surrendering the
Agreed Acts).

Native Title in the ILUA Area.

The Agreement Area does not include any of the land and waters within native title determination application QUD6162/1998 Iman People#2 as accepted for registration on 26 July 2002.

The agreement area only covers those land and waters which are subject to native title
determination applications:

- QUD6009/99 Ewamian People #2 (QC1999/013) as accepted for registration on 9 July 2002; and

- QUD6018/01 Ewamian People #3 (QC2001/016) as accepted for registration on 27 June 2002.


Related Entries

Organisation
  • Australia Pacific LNG Pty Ltd, Australia Pacific LNG Gladstone Pipeline Pty Ltd, Australia Pacific LNG (Shared Facilities) Pty Ltd and Australia Pacific LNG Processing Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Ewamian People

  • Documents

    Map
    APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)Written Description and Map - ( PDF)
    APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)Extract - ( PDF)
    APLNG and Area E Native Title Group Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)Agreed Acts - ( PDF)

    Glossary

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