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South Nicholson River Agreement

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 1998
Sub Category:Exploration Agreement (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act)
Location:Nicholson River, Northern Territory, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Economic Development | Employment and Training | Mining and Minerals | Exploration | Compensation
Summary Information:
Project: Rio Tinto Exploration
Summary: The South Nicholson River Agreement is a comprehensive conjunctive exploration agreement providing for exploration access on Aboriginal freehold land. The Agreement provides for a liaison structure, heritage & cultural protection, community benefits, training, employment, and also for land rents, profit interest and regional development if mineral discovery and mine development occurs.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Parties as yet unknown - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)

  • References

    Report
    Rio Tinto (2002) Aboriginal Policy and Programs: Briefing Note

    Glossary

    Exploration Agreement (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)) (Australia)

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