Townsville Ocean Terminal Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 24 January 2008
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Townsville, Queensland, Australia
The Agreement Area includes all the land and waters (including the beds and banks of those waters) shown in plans no. ASK 227, 429 and 6604/072B, as described by the included metes and bounds.
Metes & Bounds Description of surrender area Adjacent to Lot 638 on SP 185431, Parish of Coonambelah, County of Elphinstone.

Commencing at a point being the the south western corner of Lot 637 on SP185431 and bounded by the bearings below:
Bearing 084645 for a distance of 37.8m;
Bearing 2785643 for a distance of 362.7m;
Bearing 2333315 for a distance of 30.0m;
Bearing 20847'15 for a distance of 87.0m;
Bearing 2861450 for a distance of 57.8m;
Bearing 2848'08" for a distance of 38.0m;
Bearing 2861808 for a distance of 30.0m;
Bearing 2551808 for a distance of 30.0m;
Bearing 34134'22" for a distance of 90.18m;
Bearing 241335 for a distance of 1 199.9m;
Bearing 1262713 fora distance of 888.67m;
Bearing 2112955 for a distance of 874.0m;
Bearing 3013510 fora distance of 29.16m;
Bearing 2784456 for a distance of 185.8m;
To the point of commencement and containing an area of 88.70ha more or less.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 24 January 2008. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal No. QI2007/014
Subject Matter:Native Title - Extinguishment
Summary Information:
The Townsville Ocean Terminal Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) involved the Gurambilbarra People surrendering native title rights over the agreement area in order to enable the development of the Townsville Ocean Terminal and adjacent residential and commercial premises.

The signatories to the agreement were City Pacific Ltd (APPLICANT) and Christine George, Virginia Wyles, Alice Dowden, Beverley Underwood, Angelina Akee and Petrina Pam Hegarty, on their own behalf and on behalf of the Gurambilbarra People.
Detailed Information:
The surrender of native title, and the agreed acts of City Pacific Ltd are limited to the areas not previously extinguished by acts of the Queensland and Commonwealth governments. The ILUA specifies that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to the grant of the land.

The Gurambilbarra also approved any activities which are related to the project, including those which would result in extinguishment of their native title rights. The terms and conditions of the agreement are commercial-in-confidence.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Townsville RAAF Base Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Townsville Town Common Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Townsville RAAF Base #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • City Pacific Limited - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • People
  • Christine George, Virginia Wyles, Alice Dowden, Beverley Underwood, Angelina Akee and Petrina Pam Hegarty, on their own behalf and on behalf of the Gurambilbarra People - Signatory
  • Townsville Indigenous Community
  • Gurambilbarra People - Signatory

  • References

    General Reference
    City Pacific About Us - Website
    National Native Title Tribunal (24 August 2008) Registered ILUA Summary - Townsville Ocean Terminal Agreement

    Documents

    Map
    Townsville Ocean Terminal Agreement ILUA - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Extinguishment (Australia) | Area Agreement (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia)