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Wanjina-Wanggurr (Native Title) Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Category: Organisation
Date: 17 September 2006
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC)
Place:
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Legal Status:

Registered with the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations on 31 August 2004, now replaced by the  Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations.

Legal Reference: ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number): 4692
Subject Matter:Economic Development | Management / Administration | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Wanjina-Wanggurr (Native Title) Aboriginal Corporation was incorporated on 18 September 2006 to hold native title as trustee for the native title holders in the litigated native title determination Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004).

The Wanjina-Wanggurr (Native Title) Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC is also trustee for native title as determined by consent in:

  • Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518;
  • Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 516; and
  • Puenmora v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1334.

According to the rules of the Corporation, its purposes are to:

  • 'be the subject of the approved determination of native title under section 57 of the Native Title Act;
  • Be a registered native title body corporate in relation to a determination area for the purposes of the Native Title Act;
  • Perform the functions of a registered native title body corporate under the Native Title Act and regulations;
  • Advance the cultural, social, political economic and legal interests of the native title holders, including by supporting the Related Corporations to achieve these objects;
  • In conjunction with or by arrangement with one or more Related Corporations, relieve the poverty, misfortune, disadvantage and suffering of native title holders; and
  • In conjunction or by arrangement with one or more Related Corporations, take advantage of investment and commercial opportunities that arise or relate to the native title holders and to exploit those opportunities to generate assets and funds for charitable purposes and employment opportunities for the native title holders.


  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518
  • Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 516
  • Puenmora v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1334
  • Dambimangari KSCS Marine Parks Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Dambimangari Country Marine Park Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation
  • Case Law
  • Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004)

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia) | Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC) (Native Title Act) (Australia)

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