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Yolngu Traditional Owners

Category: People
Sub Category:Traditional Owner Group (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act)
Place:Arnhem Land
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Wana Watanu Yolngu
  • Summary Information:
    Yolngu Traditional Owners are Aboriginal Traditional Owners, in particular those members of clans with an interest in the area of land covered by the Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area (IPA). The clans that have special responsibility for the IPA land, either as Traditional Aboriginal Owners or as groups with acknowledged interests and management responsibilities are listed in the Dhimurru Section 73 Agreement as the following: Bararrngu, Datiwuy, Dhalwangu, Dhapuyngu, Dhudi-Djapu, Djambarrpuyngu, Djapu, Galpu, Golpa, Golumala, Gumatj, Lamami, Madarrpa, Manggalili, Marrakulu, Marrangu, Munyuku, Ngaymil, Rirratjingu, Wangurri, and Warramiri.

    Related Entries

  • Dhimurru Section 73 Agreement
  • The Dhimurru 'Sea Country Plan' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Gove Traditional Owners Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Dhimurru Land Management Aboriginal Corporation
  • Event
  • Dhimurru Land Management Aboriginal Corporation Indigenous Protected Area Management Plan
  • Yirrkala Bark Petitions
  • Legislation
  • Mining (Gove Peninsula Nabalco Agreement) Act 1968 (Cth)
  • People
  • Yirrkala Bark Petition Signatories
  • Place
  • Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area
  • Case Law
  • Gawirrin Gumana v Northern Territory of Australia (No. 2) [2005] FCA 50 - Native Title Claimant
  • Northern Territory of Australia & Anor v Arnhem Land Aboriginal Land Trust & Ors (2008) HCA 29 (Blue Mud Bay Case) - Respondent
  • Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd (1971) 17 FLR 141

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Traditional Owner Group (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)) (Australia)

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