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Muluridji People Small Scale Mining & Exploration Activities Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 23 February 2007
Date To: 29 March 2011
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Far North Queensland
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the agreement as follows:

The ILUA area covers an area to the west of Mareeba, north of Lemonside in Far North Queensland MULURIDJI People
North Queensland Small Scale Mining ILUA Area
Description
Commencing at the south-easterly corner of Lot 100 on SP102143;
Thence generally in a northerly direction along the eastern boundary of Lot 100 on SP102143 to its intersection with the centreline of Rifle Creek.
Thence following the centreline of Rifle Creek in a generally westerly direction, to the intersection of Rifle Creek and the Mitchell River.
Thence generally in a north-westerly direction along the centreline of the Mitchell River to the intersection of the Mitchell River and Charcoal Creek.
Thence generally in a westerly direction along the centreline of Charcoal Creek to its intersection with the eastern boundary of the Djungan People Small Scale Mining ILUA, QI 2003/045, (Registered as at 29 November 2004).
Thence following along this boundary generally in a southerly direction to its intersection with the northern most point of Lot 56 on NPW767.
Thence following along the boundary of Lot 56 on NPW767 in a south easterly direction to its southern most point and from this point, continuing along this boundary in a generally west, north-westerly direction to its intersection with the eastern boundary of the Djungan People's ILUA at a point on the boundary of Lot 56 on NPW767 at coordinate 145.186747 E and 16.879508 S;
Thence in a generally south-easterly then southerly direction along the eastern boundary of the Djungan Peoples ILUA boundary to its intersection with the centreline of the Walsh River.
Thence in a generally north-easterly direction along the centreline of the Walsh River to a point at coordinate 145.269880 E and 17.120727 S;
Thence by line to a point on the southern most point of Lot 33 on SP108020;
Thence in a generally north-easterly direction along the southern boundary of Lot 33 on SP108020 to its intersection with Lot 34 on HG54;
Thence continuing generally north-easterly along the southern boundary of Lot 34 on HG54, to its intersection with Lot 35 on HG54;
Thence continuing north-easterly along the southern boundary of Lot 35 on HG54, to its intersection with Lot 157 on HG803021;
Thence continuing along the southern boundary of Lot 157 on HG803021 to its most easterly point;
Thence by line in a generally north-easterly direction to a point at coordinate 145.386161 E and 17.089775 S;
Thence continuing by line in a generally north-easterly direction to a point at the north-western corner of Lot 7 on RP855856;
Thence in a generally north-easterly direction along the northern boundary of Lot 7 on RP855856 to its north-eastern corner;
Thence by line to a point on the centreline of the Barron River at coordinate 145.447041 E and 17.078161 S;
Thence in a generally northerly direction along the centreline of the Barron River to a point on the centreline of the river at coordinate 145.441916 E and 16.842769 S;
Thence by line to a point at the south-eastern corner of Lot 6 on RP708046;
Thence by line from this point in a generally north north-westerly direction to a point on the southern boundary of Lot 1229 on AP6357 at coordinate 145.422280 E and 16.741361 S;
Thence in a generally north-westerly direction along the southern boundary of Lot 1229 on AP6357 to its intersection with the southern most corner of Lot I on MPH14346;
Thence in a generally north-easterly direction along the southern boundary of Lot 1 on MPH 14346 to its intersection with an unnamed creek;
Thence following along the centreline of this unnamed creek in a northerly direction, thence westerly along the centreline of this unnamed creek to a coordinate on the centreline at 145.355038 E and 16.662189 S;
Thence by line to the south-western corner of Lot 196 on CP898462; Thence generally in a south-easterly direction along the southern boundary of Lot 196 on CP898462 to its intersection with the north-eastern corner of Lot 1 on MPH14346;
Thence along the northern boundary of Lot 1 on MPH14346 generally in a south-westerly direction to the north-western corner of Lot 1 on MP14346;
Thence by line to a point on the western boundary of Lot 4427 on SP145517 at coordinate 145.355133 E and 16.665744S;
Thence along the boundary of Lot 4427 on SP145517 generally in a north westerly direction to its intersection with Lot 1229 on AP6357;
Thence by line generally in a north-westerly direction to a point on the western boundary of Lot 4427 on SP145517 at coordinate 145.352130 E and 16.662436 S;
Thence by line to a point on the eastern boundary of Lot 32 on C15735 at coordinate 145.348879 E and 16.662208 S;
Thence in a generally northerly direction along the eastern boundary of Lot 32 on C15735 to its intersection with Lot 4427 on SP145517; Thence in a generally northerly direction along the eastern boundary of Lot 4427 on SP145517 to its intersection with Lot 63 on SP143045;
Thence in a generally northerly direction along the eastern boundary of Lot 63 on SP143045 to its intersection with Lot 100 on SP102143 which is the point of commencement.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 23 February 2007. This is a certified Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.: QI2006/049
Subject Matter:Exploration | Mining and Minerals | Native Title
Summary Information:
The Muluridji People Small Scale Mining & Exploration Activities Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the State of Queensland (APPLICANT) and Keith Mathieson Snr; Keith Mathieson Jnr; Ian Connolly; Clancy Baker; Clem Riley; Mervyn Riley; North Queensland Land Council; and North Queensland Miners Association on 23 February 2007. The purpose of the ILUA is to give consent for the granting of a prospecting and exploration permit, as well as a mineral development licence.

The ILUA states that it will operate until 29 March 2011.
Detailed Information:
The parties agree that the exploration permit and mineral development licences may only be granted if they are for an area of land less than 50 sub-blocks of land, and stipulate that the holder cannot hold other Queensland permits or licences for areas over 150 sub-blocks of land. Other requirements pertaining to restricting the mining activities to those of a small scale nature are also included.

This ILUA includes agreement that 'future acts' may be done. The parties also agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to future acts, as the alternative consultation provisions are to be followed instead. Under this Act any activity, such as a grant of land, that may affect native title rights is defined as a 'future act' and must comply with the future act provisions of the Act in order to be valid.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Muluridji People and Tablelands Regional Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • North Queensland Land Council Native Title Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • North Queensland Miners' Association Incorporated - Signatory
  • Cairns and District Regional Council
  • Mareeba Shire Council
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Keith Mathieson Snr - Signatory
  • Keith Mathieson Jnr - Signatory
  • Ian Connolly - Signatory
  • Clancy Baker - Signatory
  • Mervyn Riley - Signatory
  • Clem Riley - Signatory

  • References

    Resource
    National Native Title Tribunal (30 September 2010) Registered ILUAs by Name

    Glossary

    Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia)

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