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Kakadu Aboriginal Land Trust

Category: Organisation
Date: 6 September 1978
Sub Category:Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory)
Location:Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia
Summary Information:
An Aboriginal Land Trust constituted under section 4 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth). Under the Act, where land is granted following a traditional land claim, the title is held by an Aboriginal Land Trust 'for the benefit of Aboriginals entitled by Aboriginal tradition to the use or occupation of the land concerned'. As a general rule, Aboriginal land is held by a Land Trust in fee simple and it cannot be sold by the Land Trust holding title to it. Land Trusts act on the direction of the local Land Council.
Detailed Information:
The Kakadu Aboriginal Land Trust is the owner of land in the Northern Territory of Australia being N.T. Portion 1641, Part of N.T. Portion 1162 and N.T. Portion 1663. These parcels of land combine to comprise most of Stage One of Kakadu National Park.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease (3 November 1978) - Signatory
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease - Signatory
  • Kakadu National Park, The Northern Territory of Australia, Memorandum of Lease - Signatory
  • Ranger Uranium Project: Government Agreement as Amended (12 September 1980)
  • Agreement between the Northern Land Council and the Director of National Parks and Wildlife
  • Organisation
  • Northern Land Council
  • Place
  • Kakadu National Park - Owner

  • References

    Resource
    (2002) Kakadu National Park The Northern Territory of Australia Memorandum of Lease 27 March 1991 (Jabiluka Aboriginal Land Trust)
    Kakadu Board of Management and Parks Australia (1999) Kakadu National Park Plan of Management: Consisting of Description of the Park, Plan of Management

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Land Trust (Northern Territory) (Australia)

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