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Churdy Pool Siding Special Lease Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 11 November 2011
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:In the vicinity of Pannawonica
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
The area subject to this agreement covers about 15 hectares, located approximately 14 kilometres east of Pannawonica in Western Australia.
Legal Status: Registered on the National Native Title Tribunal Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements
Legal Reference: Tribunal file no: WI2011/006
Subject Matter:Economic Development | | Land Transaction | Mining and Minerals
Summary Information:
The Churdy Pool Siding Special Lease Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an area agreement between Robe River Mining Co Pty Ltd on its own behalf as a venturer and as manager for and on behalf of the Robe River Iron Associates Joint Venture (applicant) and Mark Lockyer, Neil Finlay, Jack Alexander, Jean Lockyer and Gloria Lockyer on behalf of Kuruma Marthudunera People. The purpose of the agreement is to provide consent to agreed future acts required for the grant of a lease to the Robe River Iron Associates for the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining a railway. The ILUA commenced upon the 18th of March 2011.
Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement
The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent agreend future acts required for the grant of a lease to the Robe River Iron Associate under section 79 of the Land Administration Act 1997 (WA) over all or any part of the agreement area. The lease is granted in order for the Robe River Iron Associates to undertake the construction, operation and maintainence of a railway. The agreement area is around 15 hectares and is located 14 kilometres east of Pannawonica in Western Ausralia.

Native Title History
The Kuruma and Marthudunera (combined) people filed an application for a determination of native title in March 1998 (Federal Court No WAD6090/98). That application was registered on the Native Title Register and is currently in mediation.

The Kuruma Marthudunera claim covers some 15,717.407 square kilometres of land in the east Pilbara region and includes the mining town of Newman. The Kuruma and Marthudunera claim group has approximately 500 members.

Related Entries

  • Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation
  • Robe River Mining Company Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Robe River Mining Iron Associates Joint Venture - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Land Administration Act 1997 (WA)
  • People
  • Kuruma Marthudunera People - Signatory

  • Documents

    Churdy Pool Siding Special Lease ILUA - ( Image | PDF)


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