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Tjurabalan People

Category: People
Sub Category:Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Location:Western Australia, Australia
Summary Information:
The Tjurabalan people are referred in Ngalpil v State of Western Australia [2001] FCA 1140 as those people who hold native title and a common body of traditional law and culture within a determined land area. They have cultural and geographic association with areas including Gregory Salt Lake (Paruku), Sturt Creek (Tjurabalan and the adjacent portions of the Tanimi Desert (Ngaluwan) and the Gardiner Range (Lirrankarni). They include members of the Walmajirra, Jaru and Nyininy language groups. The community is comprised of around 950 people.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Ngalpil v State of Western Australia [2001] FCA 1140 (20 August 2001)
  • Statement of Commitment to a New and Just Relationship between the Government of Western Australia and Aboriginal Western Australians
  • Organisation
  • Tjurabalan Native Title Land Aboriginal Corporation
  • People
  • Ngalpil and Others

  • References

    Case Law
    Commonwealth of Australia (2001) Ngalpil v State of Western Australia [2001] FCA 1140 (20 August 2001)

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Consent Determination (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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