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Normanton Aboriginal Land Trust

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Land Trust (Queensland)
Place:Normanton Lands, Gulf of Carpenteria
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Thawil Thuddawaarn Pikew Reserve
  • Summary Information:
    The Normanton Aboriginal Land Trust is an Aboriginal Land Trust established in 1995 to hold land granted under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld). The Trust holds land for the benefit of Aboriginal people, their ancestors and descendants. It is required to comply with the administrative and financial requirements of the Aboriginal Land Regulation 1991 (Qld). The land held by the Trust since December 1996 comprises four parcels of former Aboriginal reserve land at Normanton Lands. These parcels of land include two Aboriginal cemeteries, one traditional burial ground and the reserve in which the Gkuthaarn, Kukatji, Kurtijar and Koko Berrin people lived during the period of the 1940s - 1970s (Gkuthaarn & Yargin Aboriginal Corporations Homepage).

    Related Entries

  • State of Queensland
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld)
  • People
  • Gkuthaarn and Kukatj People
  • Gkuthaarn People

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal Land Trust (Queensland) (Australia)

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