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Local Government (Aboriginal Lands) Act 1978 (Qld)

Category: Legislation
Location:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Local Government | Land Transaction
URL: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/qld/consol_act/lgla1978305/
Summary Information:
The Local Government (Aboriginal Lands) Act 1978 (Qld) is 'an Act to provide for the creation of a local government area at Aurukun and a local government area at Mornington Island and for purposes connected therewith' (long title). The Act grants to the Council of the Shire of Aurukun a 50 year lease of the whole of the land comprising the Shire of Aurukun; and to the Council of the Shire of Mornington a 50 year lease of the whole of the land comprising the Shire of Mornington. Both Councils hold their interest in the land in trust for the benefit of persons who for the time being reside on any part of the land.

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Agreement
  • McLennan on behalf of the Jangga People v State of Queensland [2012] FCA 1082
  • Brooks on behalf of the Mamu People v State of Queensland (No 4) [2013] FCA 1453
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  • Aurukun Shire Council
  • Mornington Shire Council
  • State of Queensland
  • People
  • Aurukun Aboriginal Community
  • Lardil People
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