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Dampier Downs Station and Nyikina Mangala Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 29 May 2014
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:In the vicinity of Derby, Western Australia, Australia
The Agreement Area covers about 2,611 sq km in the vicinity of Derby. This area falls within the authority of the Broome and Derby-West Kimberley Shires.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 21 October 2014. This is Body Corporate Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.:WI2014/014
Subject Matter:Access | Pastoral Activities
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=WI2014/014
Summary Information:
The Dampier Downs Station and Nyikina Mangala Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is a Body Corporate Agreement entered into by:

- Michael De Long; and

- Walalakoo Aboriginal Corporation.

The Extract fails to outline with any specificity the purpose of the agreement.
Detailed Information:
Details of the agreement

Commencement

The Agreement was registered with the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) on 21 October 2014, and commenced operation on 29 May 2014. The Extract does not specify an end date for the Agreement.

Native Title Provisions

The Extract notes that the Agreement does not include any statements mentioned in subsection 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act.

Background to the ILUA

Native Title in the ILUA Area

The Agreement Area is described as Pastoral Leases 398/740, 398/667 and 3114/844 (Dampier Downs)-(Crown Leases 20-1975, 170-1986, and 189-1985). This falls within the external boundary of Native Title Determination application Nyikina and Mangala (WC1999/025; WAD6099/98).

A Consent Determination was made by the Federal Court on 29 May 2014 in relation to part of the application area (Watson on behalf of the Nyikina Mangala People v State of Western Australia (No 6) [2014] FCA 545).

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Watson on behalf of the Nyikina Mangala People (Nyikina Mangala #2) v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 1132
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Michael De Long - Signatory
  • Walalakoo Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Place
  • Shire of Broome

  • Documents

    Map
    Dampier Downs Station and Nyikina Mangala Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)- Map of agreement area - ( PDF)
    Dampier Downs Station and Nyikina Mangala Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)- description of agreement area - ( PDF)
    Dampier Downs Station and Nyikina Mangala Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)-extract - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Body Corporate Agreement (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Australia) | Right To Negotiate (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title Registers

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