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Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 30 June 2006
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
According to the National Native Title Tribunal Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements, '[t]he ILUA Area is comprised of sections 35, 464, 1293, 1313, 1314, 1315 and 1477, North Out of Hundreds, Copley and Frome being all of the land constituted as the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges Nationa Park at the date of signing this ILUA, as shown on the plan in Schedule 1 to this ILUA. It is approximately 123,300 hectares in area.'
Legal Status: This is an Area Agreement registered on the Nation
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: SI2005/006
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Native Title | | Land Management
Summary Information:
According to the extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements, this ILUA 'provides for the recognition and exercise of traditional rights claimed by the Adnyamathanha people over the ILUA area and facilitates entry by the Adnyamathanha people into a Co-Management Agreement over the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park'.

This ILUA is the first in South Australia to deal with national parks. Under its terms, the Adnyamathanha native title claimants agree to excise the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park from their native title claim. In exchange, the ILUA recognises and provides for the exercise of the traditional rights and interests of the Adnyamathanha native title group in regard to the park area. It also provides for future Co-Management arrangements. Under a separate Co-Management Agreement, representatives of the Adnyamathanha native title claimant group will be involved in management decisions affecting the Park.
Detailed Information:

The Parties agree that the existing statutory right to negotiate procedure is not intended to apply to either the grant of mining tenements in relation to the ILUA Area or the carrying out of any operations or other activities under such mining tenements.

The Parties agree to the validation of all future acts (if any) done invalidly by the State, within the ILUA Area, prior to the date of execution of the ILUA.

Following registration of the ILUA, the future act provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply over the ILUA Area in relation to acts and activities of a kind referred to in clause 18.2. The non-extinguishment principle will apply to all these acts and activities.

Related Entries

  • Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Attorney-General for the State of South Australia - Signatory
  • Minister for Environment and Conservation (South Australia) - Signatory
  • Adnyamathanha People
  • Gordon Coulthard - Signatory
  • Angelina Stuart - Signatory
  • Thathy (Geraldine) Anderson - Signatory
  • Gertie Johnson - Signatory
  • May Buzzacot - Signatory
  • Beverley Patterson - Signatory
  • Stewart Patterson - Signatory
  • Vincent Coulthard - Signatory
  • Mark McKenzie - Signatory

  • References

    Message Stick Online, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2006) SA: New Era for SA National Parks


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