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Unnamed Conservation Park Land Transfer

Category: Event
Date: 24 August 2004
Location:South Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Land Transaction | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
Summary Information:
Title to the Unnamed Conservation Park, an area of about 21,000 square kilometres, was transferred to Maralinga Tjarutja on behalf of the Southern Pitjantjajarra people under the Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984 (SA) (the Act) on 24 August 2004 by Premier Mike Rann. Maralinga Tjarutja is a corporate body established under the Act, of which all traditional owners are members. The land transfer was facilitated by amendments to the Act, and to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 (SA), in July 2004.

A co-management board has been established for the Unnamed Conservation Park, and is developing a management plan.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Maralinga Tjarutja Council
  • State of South Australia
  • Event
  • Maralinga Tjarutja Land Transfer
  • Legislation
  • Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984 (SA)

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