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Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 12 September 2011
Date To: 1 January 2014
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:In the vicinity of Cairns, 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 area subject to this agreement covers about 80 square kilometres, located approximately 10 kilometres south east of Cairns and includes Gunjarra Island.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements. This is an authorised area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File Number: QI2011/055
Subject Matter:Future Act | Land Planning | Land Transaction | Native Title | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/Pages/QLD_-_Registered_ILUA_-_Combined_Mandingalbay_Yidinji_Gunggandji_Yarrabah_DOGIT_Transfer_ILUA_QI2011_55.aspx
Summary Information:
The Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an agreement between:

- the State of Queensland (applicant);
- Les Murgha and Charles Garling on their own behalf and on behalf of the Gunggandji People;
- Vincent Mundraby on his own behalf and on behalf of the Mandingalbay Yidinji People; and
- the Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council.

The agreement was made on 12/09/2011.

The purpose of this agreement is for the parties to provide their consent to the transfer of an area of land under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld) (ALA) and the granting of that land as Aboriginal Land.
Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement

Commencement

Most of the ILUA provisions commence on the date of execution, 12 September 2011, but Clause 5 of the ILUA commences on the termination of the Yarrabah Blockholders ILUA [Tribunal file number QI2011/054].

The Agreement terminates on 1 January 2014, subject to a deed for the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld)(ALA) Transfer Area being delivered.

Native Title parties' consent

The parties to this agreement consent to the ALA Transfer Area being granted as Aboriginal Land.

The Native Title parties agree that they will not object to the granting of the ALA Transfer Area as Aboriginal Land, or do anything that prevents or delays the granting of Aboriginal Land.


Native Title in the ILUA Area

The Federal Court determination Mundraby & Ors on behalf of the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji - Gunggandji Claim v State of Queensland (unreported, FCA, 21 September 2012, Dowsett J) recognised that native title exists over approximately 82 square kilometres of the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji-Gunggandji People's traditional land.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji People and Ergon Energy Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah Towers Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah Local Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Mundraby on behalf of the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji-Gunggandji People v State of Queensland [2012] FCA 1039
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Yarrabah Community Council - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • The Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji People
  • Vincent Mundraby - Signatory
  • Les Murgha and Charles Garling - Signatory
  • Gunggandji People
  • Mandingalbay Yidinji People

  • References

    Agreement
    National Native Title Tribunal (28/06/12) Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer ILUA Extract

    Documents

    Document
    Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer ILUA Agreement Area Description - ( PDF)
    Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer ILUA Agreement Area Map - ( PDF)
    Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer ILUA Transfer Area and Non-Transferable Area Description - ( PDF)
    Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah DOGIT Transfer ILUA Transfer Area and Non-Transferable Area Map - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Aboriginal Land Trust (Queensland) (Australia) | Future Act (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Land Transfer Agreement | Lease | Native Title (Australia)

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