Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act 2007 (Qld)
|Subject Matter:||Cultural Heritage | Environmental Heritage | Recognition of Traditional Rights and Interests|
|Summary Information: |
|The Act is described as 'An Act to provide for the identification of the significant natural|
and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula, and cooperative and ecologically sustainable management of Cape York Peninsula'.
|Detailed Information: |
|Section 3 states that 'The objects of this Act areó|
(a) to identify significant natural and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula; and
(b) to provide for cooperative management, protection and ecologically sustainable use of land, including pastoral land, in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(c) to recognise the economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations of indigenous communities in relation to land use in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(d) to recognise the contribution of the pastoral industry in the Cape York Peninsula Region to the economy and land management in the region.'
Section 4 states that 'The objects are to be achieved primarily by providing foró
(a) the declaration of areas of international conservation significance; and
(b) the cooperative involvement of landholders in the management of the natural and cultural values of Cape York Peninsula; and
(c) the continuance of an environmentally sustainable pastoral industry as a form of land use in the Cape York Peninsula Region; and
(d) the declaration of indigenous community use areas in which indigenous communities may undertake appropriate economic activities; and
(e) the establishment of committees to advise the
environment Minister and vegetation management
Minister about particular matters under this Act.'