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Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 29 January 2016
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Queensland, Australia
Local Government Area is Banana Shire Council and North Burnett Regional Council. The ILUA is located within the catchment for the Queensland South Native Title Services. This is the Aboriginal representative council for this area. The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the agreement as follows: 'The agreement area covers about 5,432 sq km, in the vicinity Theodore'.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 29 January 2016. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: QI2015/044.
Subject Matter:Land Use | Native Title | Water
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/ILUA%20Register/2015/QI2015.044/ILUARegisterExport.pdf
Summary Information:
'The Wulli Wulli Claim was filed on 17 July 2000. It covers an area of approximately 5,432 square kilometres and includes the towns of Theodore and Cracow, pastoral properties, Precipice & Isla Gorge National Parks, state forests and sections of the Wulli Wulli People's beloved Dawson River.' (Banana Shire Council,2015) 'History shows Wulli Wulli people lived here up to 10, 000 years ago when they used the land to hunt and gather, and used weapons, traditional customs and spiritual beliefs.' (Central Telegraph,2015)

The Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the Wulli Wulli People and the Wondekai on 29 January 2016. The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for a range of acts, whether or not they are 'future acts', regarding the access to and use of the land. The agreement area is located within the external boundary of the Wulli Wulli People native title claim.
Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement: The ILUA is located in the Banana Shire Council and North Burnett Regional Council. The agreement area covers about 5,432 sq km, in the vicinity of Theodore.

Commencement: The ILUA commenced on 29 January 2016.

Native Title Provisions: The ILUA does have statements that reference subsection 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and these can found in the attached ILUA document.

Background to the Agreement: The ILUA has been made in relation to government and development matters.

Native Title in the ILUA Area: The ILUA is in the native title claim area which includes the land and waters the subject of Federal Court Proceedings QUD 6006 of 2000. It is one of six agreements which were subject to a conditional determination by the Federal Court of Australia on 13 August 2015 (QUD6006/2000) and later subject to a consent determination by the Federal Court of Australia on 18 July 2017.

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  • Organisation
  • Queensland South Native Title Services Limited
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • North Burnett Regional Council
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • The Wulli Wulli Applicants

  • References

    Agreement
    National Native Title Tribunal (6 September 2017) National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for QI2015/044 as at 06/09/2017.
    Media Release
    Banana Shire Council (18 August 2015) Native title rights recognised for the Wulli Wulli People
    Newspaper Article
    Central Telegraph (13 August 2015) Wulli Wulli People win landmark Federal Court case

    Documents

    Document
    Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council ILUA - ( PDF)
    Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council ILUA Map - ( PDF)
    Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council ILUA Written Description - ( PDF)
    Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council Low Native Title Impact Activities - ( PDF)
    Wulli Wulli People and Banana Shire Council High-Level Native Title Impact Activities - ( PDF)

    Glossary

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

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