The Snowdrop Deed for Exploration was agreed by Normandy Exploration Ltd, Aboriginal Exploration and Development Pty Ltd, Margalkmi Aboriginal Corporation Pty Ltd, Northern Aboriginal Investment Corporation Pty Ltd, and the Northern Land Council.
The Deed provides for:
- protection and rehabilitation of the environment;
- training for Aboriginal people;
- mining; and
Compensation is payable to the traditional Aboriginal owners via the Northern Land Council and includes the reimbursement of costs for Council members or traditional Aboriginal owners for their responsibilities under the deed.