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Miriuwung and Gajerrong #1 (Native Title Prescribed Body Corporate) Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Category: Organisation
Date: 8 April 2005
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC)
Place:

Kununurra

State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Legal Status:

Registered with the Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations on 19 May 2004, now replaced by the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations.

Legal Reference: ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number): 4506
Subject Matter:Economic Development | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Miriuwung and Gajerrong # 1 Aboriginal Corporation is the registered native title body corporate nominated as the agent of the Miriuwung- Gajerrong people to manage their native title as affirmed in Attorney-General of the Northern Territory v Ward [2003] FCAFC 283 (Western Australia Area 2).

According to AIATSIS, was one in a series of claims negotiated and then litigated through the Federal Court, before culminating in the High Court decision of Western Australia v Ward (2002) 191 ALR 1 (PBC, accessed 2 May 2022).


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Attorney-General of the Northern Territory v Ward [2003] FCAFC 283 (Western Australia Area 2)
  • Ord Final Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • People
  • Miriuwung Gajerrong People
  • Case Law
  • Western Australia v Ward (2002) [2002] HCA 28 (8 August 2002)

  • Glossary

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

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