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Gau Land Trust

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Torres Strait Islander Land Trust (Queensland)
Location:Five Islands, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
Summary Information:
The Gau Land Trust is a Torres Strait Islander Land Trust established to hold land granted under the Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 (Qld). The Trust holds land for the benefit of Torres Strait Islander people, their ancestors and descendants. It is required to comply with the administrative and financial requirements of the Torres Strait Islander Land Regulation 1991 (Qld). The land held by the Trust comprises five parcels of former Torres Strait Islander reserve land and former DOGIT land.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Poruma People v State of Queensland [2000] FCA 1066 (7 July 2000) AND Warraber People v State of Queensland
  • Warria on behalf of the Kulkalgal v State of Queensland [2004] FCA 1572 (7 December 2004)
  • Jack Billy on behalf of the Poruma People v State of Queensland and Ors [2005] FCA 1115 (15 August 2005)
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland
  • Legislation
  • Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991 (Qld)

  • Glossary

    Torres Strait Islander Land Trust (Queensland) (Australia) | Deed of Grant in Trust (DOGIT) (Australia)

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