Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises Aboriginal Corporation (GEBIE)

Category: Organisation
Date: December 2001
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation
Location:Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
The Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises (GEBIE) Aboriginal Corporation is situated on Groote Eylandt in the Northern Territory. Its township office is located in Alyangula.
Alternative Names:
  • GEBIE
  • Subject Matter:Economic Development
    URL: http://gebie.com.au/index.html
    Detailed Information:
    Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises Aboriginal Corporation (GEBIE) is the business arm of the Anindilyakwa Land Council. It was incorporated in December 2001 with the aim of assisting the indigenous residents of Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island in developing their own enterprises and business schemes. GEBIE has also been charged with the task of representing the people of the two islands in matters connected to their 'social, economic or finanical well being' (GEBIE website).

    Together with the Anindilyakwa Land Council and the Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO), GEBIE is a signatory to the Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises (GEBIE) Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed on 16 August 2005. A link to this Memorandum has been included below.

    GEBIE was also involved in the development of the Dugong Beach Resort with the assistance of the Anindilyakwa Land Council and ILC Land Management in 2007.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises (GEBIE) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) - Signatory
  • Groote Eylandt Regional Partnership Agreement (RPA) (Stage 1)

  • References

    General Reference
    Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island Enterprises Aboriginal Corporation (GEBIE) (31 October 2008) Website
    ILC Land Management Dugong Beach Resort, NT
    Newspaper Article
    Nicolas Rothwell (25 November 2006) Blueprint for better future

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)