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Yankunytjatjara Native Title Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Date: 7 April 2010
Sub Category:Prescribed Body Corporate
Location:South Australia, Australia
URL: http://www.orac.gov.au/document.aspx?icn=4480
Summary Information:
The Yankunytjatjara Native Title Aboriginal Corporation is the registered Prescribed Body Corporate holding native title rights on behalf of the Yankunytjatjara/Antakirinja Native Title Claim Group, whose native title was recognised in the consent determination Yankunytjatjara/Antakirinja Native Title Claim Group v The State of South Australia [2006] FCA 1142 (28 August 2006). The corporation was registered under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth) on the 7 November 2006.

The objects of the Corporation, as outlined in the Corporation's Rules and Objectives include to:
  • provide direct relief from poverty, sickness, misfortune, destitution or helplessness among aboriginal people, especially the common law holders;
  • be and to perform the functions of a prescribed body corporate, for the purpose of being the subject of a native title determination;
  • be and to perform the functions of a Registered Native Title body Corporate for the purpose of being the subject of a native title determination
  • protect, preserve and advance the traditions, laws, languages, cultures and customs Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders;
  • hold title to any vested land;
  • advance and promote the well being of aboriginal people, especially the Common Law Holders;
  • provide environmental, social and cultural benefits to Aboriginal people, especially the common Law Holders;
  • maintain, protect the culture, native title traditions and customs, economic development, interests and social progress of Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders; and
  • support and provide education, training and employment for Aboriginal people, especially the common law holders.

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Yankunytjatjara/Antakirinja Native Title Claim Group v The State of South Australia [2006] FCA 1142 (28 August 2006)
  • Marla Township Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • People
  • Yankunytjatjara People
  • Antakirinja People

  • References

    General Reference
    National Native Title Tribunal (28 August 2006) Native Title Determination Summary - Yankunytjatjara/Antakirinja

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