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Western Cape Communities Memorandum of Understanding

Date: 1 January 1996
Sub Category:Memorandum of Understanding
Place:Cape York
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Access | Compensation | Education | Employment and Training | Land Use | Mining and Minerals | Recognition Agreement / Acknowledgement
Summary Information:
'The Western Cape Communities Memorandum of Understanding laid down the terms of engagement between Comalco and the Cape York Land Council. It stated that the traditional owners and affected peoples in return, for support, benefits, employment, business support, educational opportunities, and full recognition in their own lands, would support Comalco's future mining operations.'

Related Entries

  • Western Cape Communities Heads of Agreement
  • Comalco Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Western Cape Communities Co-existence Agreement)
  • Organisation
  • Comalco Limited - Signatory
  • Cape York Land Council Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory

  • References

    Conference Paper
    Bruce Harvey and Neville Tiffen (2002) Mining - Indigenous Agreement Making: A Global Context


    Memorandum of Understanding

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