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Quanbun Downs Station Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 25 July 2017
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:West of Fitzroy Crossing on the Great Western Highway
State/Country:Western Australia , Australia
The area is within the jurisdiction of the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 25 July 2017. This is an authorised Body Corporate Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Tribunal File No.: WI2016/019
Subject Matter:Access | Native Title | Pastoral Activities
Summary Information:

This ILUA is between Jubilee Downs Pastoral Co Pty Ltd and the Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC).

The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for access to the pastoral lease area.

The ILUA area covers 53.6 sq km, approximately 35 km northwest of Fitzroy Crossing Townsite.

The Native Title Registered Body for this area is the Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement:


The ILUA was registered on 25 July 2017.


The ILUA will terminate automatically if the Pastoral Lease comes to an end.

Native Title Provisions:

Future act provisions

The Extract notes that there are no statements within the ILUA of the kind mentioned in ss 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), and so the consequences set out under these sections are not triggered. This means that the ILUA does not: provide consent for the doing of any acts by non-native title parties; affect the right of the native title parties to negotiate with non-native title parties proposing to undertake a future act; nor validate any previous future acts.

Native Title in the ILUA Area:

The ILUA area is within the native title determination Wurrunmurra v State of Western Australia (Bunuba) [2012] FCA 1399 (FCA file no.: WAD6133/1998, NNTT file no.: WCD2012/006).

Related Entries

  • Wurrunmurra v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1399
  • Organisation
  • Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • State of Western Australia
  • Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Signatory
  • Jubilee Downs Pastoral Company Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)

  • Documents

    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for WI2016/019 as at 17/06/2020 (Jubilee Downs Station ILUA) - ( PDF | PDF | PDF)


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

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