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Mer Island State School Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 5 July 2010
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Murray Island, Queensland, Australia
The ILUA lies within the Torres Strait Island Regional Council. The area covered by the ILUA is Lease G in Lot 48 on TS 207, Murray Island, County of Torres.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 4 October 2010. This is a Body Corporate Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No. QI2010/027
Subject Matter:Education | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Local Government
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/ILUA%20Register/2010/QI2010.027/ILUARegisterExport.pdf
Detailed Information:
The Mer Island State School Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the State of Queensland (represented by the Department of Education and Training) and the Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC ICN 3282 on 5 July 2010.

Under this ILUA, the Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation agrees to grant a lease to the State of Queensland for the purpose of operating and maintaining a school on the Agreement Area (Lease G in Lot 48 on TS 207, County of Torres).

The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions in Subdivision P, Part 2, Division 3 of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to the activities to be conducted on the Agreement Area.

The parties to the ILUA consent to the doing of the following acts during the term of the lease:

  • the construction, operation and maintenance of a School by the State of Queensland on the Agreement Area; and

  • the conduction of geotechnical investigations by the State of Queensland on the Agreement Area.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

  • Glossary

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

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