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Gangalidda People Punjaub Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 27 March 2015
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Located in the vicinity of Burketown, Queensland, Australia
The Agreement Area covers about 332 sq km and is located approximately 33 km south west of Burketown in the state of Queensland.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 3 August 2015. This is an Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.:QI2015/011
Subject Matter:Access | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=QI2015/011
Summary Information:
The Gangalidda People Punjaub Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an Area Agreement between:

- the State of Queensland;

- Terrence Taylor and Jacky Green on their own and on behalf of the Gangalidda and Garawa People;

- Gangalidda and Garawa Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC as agent for and on behalf of the Gangalidda People; and

- Venlock Pty Ltd.

The Extract does not provide extensive information relating to the purpose of the Agreement, but does identify access and leases as its subject matter.
Detailed Information:
Commencement

The Agreement was registered with the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 3 August 2015 and specifies the start date of the Agreement as 27 March 2015.

The Agreement is effective from the Commencement Date, being the date on which the Agreement was executed by the Parties and, if executed on different days, the later of those days.

The Agreement continues unless and until:

(a) the lease term expires;
(b) the date of surrender, resumption, forfeiture or termination of the Lease; or
(c) the date the Agreement is removed from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements.

The Extract does not specify an end date for the Agreement, but notes that the Agreement will terminate if native title is validly extinguished over the entire Agreement Area.

Native Title Provisions

The Extract notes that the Agreement does not include any statements mentioned in subsections 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act This means the consequences set out under these sections are not triggered by this Agreement and it does not:

- provide consent for the doing of any acts by non-native title parties;

- effect the right of the native title parties to negotiate with non-native title parties proposing to undertake a future act; nor

- validate any previous future acts.

Native Title in the ILUA Area

In 2010, the Federal Court of Australia held in Gangalidda and Garawa People v State of Queensland [2010] FCA 646 that native title exists over parts of the determination area.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Gangalidda and Garawa People v State of Queensland [2010] FCA 646
  • Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples Cliffdale Pastoral Lease Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples Escott Pastoral Lease Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Gangalidda People Finucane Island Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Gangalidda & Garawa People #2 and Burketown Land Exchange Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Gangalidda and Garawa People Westmoreland Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Taylor on behalf of the Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples #2 v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 730
  • Taylor on behalf of the Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples #1 v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 731
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Gangalidda and Garawa Native Title Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Venlock Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
  • People
  • Gangalidda People
  • Terrence Taylor and Jacky Green on their own and on behalf of the Gangalidda and Garawa Peoples #2 - Signatory

  • Documents

    Map
    Gangalidda People Punjaub Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Schedule 4 Map - ( PDF)
    Gangalidda People Punjaub Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Extract - ( PDF)
    Gangalidda People Punjaub Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Schedule 3 Description - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Aboriginal Corporation (Australia) | Area Agreement (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Lease | Native Title Registers | Native Title (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title Determination (Australia) | Consent Determination (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Australia) | Public Company

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