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Wet Tropics Management Authority

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Statutory Body
Location:Queensland, Australia
URL: http://www.wettropics.gov.au/
Summary Information:
The Wet Tropics Management Authority commenced operations in 1991 in Cairns. It is a Body Corporate with statutory powers and falls within the portfolio of the Queensland Minister for the Environment. It has a Board of Directors, five of whom are private citizens working in a part-time capacity. The Board brings a coordinated approach to managing Australia's tropical rainforests. Its aim is to achieve world heritage protection through partnership with the wider community. The Board must, in performing its function, consider Aboriginal tradition and liaise and cooperate with Aboriginal people concerned with the area. It must also perform its functions in a way that is consistent with the objectives and principles of the National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Ma:Mu Canopy Walk Heads of Agreement - Signatory
  • Ngadjon Jii Memorandum of Understanding - Signatory
  • Wet Tropics Regional Agreement - Signatory
  • Mundraby v State of Queensland [2006] FCA 436
  • Mandingalbay Yidinji/State of Queensland Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Eastern Kuku Yalanji, the State of Queensland & Wet Tropics Management Authority - Freehold Grants Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Vera Florence Ketchell and Ors on their own behalf and on behalf of the Ngadjon-Jii People v State of Queensland [2007] FCA 1937
  • Eastern Kuku Yalanji, the State of Queensland & Wet Tropics Management Authority - National Parks Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Jirrbal People Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Wanyurr Majay People Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Djiru People Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Wonga on behalf of the Wanyurr Majay People v State of Queensland [2011] FCA 1055
  • Yarrabah Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement - Signatory
  • Mamu Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Warrungu Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Tableland Yidinji Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Place
  • Wooroonooran National Park

  • References

    Resource
    AIATSIS Native Title Research Unit (2002) Native Title Newsletter

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