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Jervis Bay Land Transfer

Category: Event
Date: 1 January 1986
Location:Jervis Bay, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
The land is described in the Schedule to the Act as follows: 'All that piece of land in the Territory commencing at the south eastern most corner of Block 61 Jervis Bay Territory as shown in the plan catalogued in the Office of the Registrar of Titles Canberra as Deposited Plan 4480 and being a point at high water mark of the South Pacific Ocean and bounded thence on the south west by that high water mark generally in a north westerly direction being the south western boundary of Block 61 and of Block 60 as shown in the said Deposited Plan 4480 to the most westerly point of Block 60 and bounded thence by that high water mark generally in a westerly direction to a point at a bearing of 283 degrees 44 minutes 30 seconds distant 918.5 metres from that most westerly point of Block 60 and bounded thence on the north west by a line bearing north easterly 32 degrees 51 minutes 40 seconds distant 2142 metres to a corner post of a south west boundary fence of the Royal Australian Navy Airfield thence on the north east by that boundary fence bearing south easterly 138 degrees 20 minutes distant 683.2 metres and 138 degrees 11 minutes 10 seconds distant 451 metres and by that boundary fence and its prolongation bearing 136 degrees 37 minutes 30 seconds distant 1245.1 metres and thence on the south east by lines bearing 215 degrees 41 minutes 50 seconds distant 1114.1 metres and 215 degrees 59 minutes 40 seconds distant 769.6 metres to the point of commencement and containing an area of 403 hectares more or less, excluding the reserves of width 20 metres for the public roads known variously as Wreck Bay Road and Summercloud Bay Road and that part of Boorarla Road leading from Wreck Bay Road south easterly and south westerly to the boat ramp at Summercloud Bay.'
Subject Matter:Land Transaction | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
Summary Information:
403 hectares of land surrounding Jervis Bay village were granted to the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council, on behalf of the Jervis Bay Aboriginal community, under the Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 (Cth) (the Act).

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • Event
  • Jervis Bay (Booderee) National Park and Botanical Gardens Land Transfer
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Grant (Jervis Bay Territory) Act 1986 (Cth)

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