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Desert Knowledge Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 13 December 2007
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Desert Knowledge Precinct, Alice Springs
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the agreement as follows: [T]he area covered by the Desert Knowledge Precinct, being Proposed Lot 9398, Town of Alice Springs, as delineated on Survey Plan S.2004/014. It is the same area that willl be covered in a Crown Lease, similar to the one set out in Annexure 6 and comprises Lots 4573,9295 and Part Lot 800, Town of Alice Springs. The area of the ILUA also falls within the jurisdiction of the Alice Springs Town Council.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 13 December 2007. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No.: DI2005/006
Subject Matter:Access | Land Management | Native Title
Summary Information:
The Desert Knowledge Precinct Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an agreement between the Northern Territory of Australia (APPLICANT) and the Lhere Artepe Aboriginal Corporation, Desert Knowledge Australia and the Central Land Council ('The Other Parties').

The purpose of the ILUA includes the grant of a Crown lease to Desert Knowledge Australia over the Desert Knowlede Precinct and provides consent for the surrender and extinguishment of native title (if it exists) in certain areas. It also provides for the doing of all future acts subject to conditions in the ILUA. In addition, the parties to the ILUA consent to Desert Knowledge Australia and their lessees or sub lessees granting leases which are consistent with the purpose of the Crown lease.

The ILUA was registered on 13 December 2007, and operates from 13 September 2007 until 13 September 2081. The Crown lease is for a term of 75 years and provides for two automatic rights of renewal by Desert Knowledge Australia.

Related Entries

  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Desert Knowledge Australia - Signatory
  • Central Land Council - Signatory
  • Lhere Artepe Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Signatory
  • Northern Territory of Australia - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)

  • Documents

    Desert Knowledge Precinct Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( PDF)


    Native Title (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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