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Shire of Ashburton

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Local Government
Location:Western Australia, Australia
Summary Information:
The Shire of Ashburton, at nearly half the size of Victoria (105 647 square km), has some of the world's largest open cut mines, largest pastoral leases and cattle stations as well as a thriving fishing industry all set in an ancient arid tropical landscape.

The region's 6000 residents are employed in a variety of industries including oil, gas, mining, cattle, fishing and tourism. The supporting infrastructure also provides employment and career opportunities.

Related Entries

  • Nharnuwangga, Wajarri and Ngarlawangga Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Hughes (on behalf of the Eastern Guruma People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 365 - Respondent
  • Eastern Guruma Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Regional Partnership Agreement (RPA) on Indigenous Employment in Ashburton/Roebourne - Signatory
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation and the Shire of Ashburton - Signatory
  • Pilbara Iron - Eastern Guruma Body Corporate Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Hayes on behalf of the Thalanyji People v The State of Western Australia [2008] FCA 1487 (18 September 2008)
  • Hughes on behalf of the Eastern Guruma People (No 2) v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1267 - Respondent
  • Chubby on behalf of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama People and the Pinikura People #1 and #2 [2015] FCA 940 - Respondent
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  • Puutu Kunti Kurrama People

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