Twofold Bay Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 29 April 2002
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:South of Eden
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
The area covered by the Agreement is located south of Eden and covers an area of about 38.77 sq kms. The agreement area falls within the local government area of the Shire of Bega Valley.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: NI2001/003
Subject Matter: | Native Title | Land Transaction | Future Act | Aquaculture | Defence | Land Use
Summary Information:
The Twofold Bay Indigenous Land Use Agreement (the ILUA) enables a joint project by the New South Wales (NSW) and Commonwealth governments on land and waters in and around Twofold Bay in south east NSW. The project includes construction and operation of a wharf & jetty, commercial and armaments storage areas, an aquaculture facility and access roads. In the Agreement, the Twofold Bay Native Title Group consents to any future acts that are 'necessary or convenient' for: - the 'construction, maintenance and use' of a wharf and jetty, aquaculture facility and an Armaments Storage Area; - construction, use and change of status of roads in the area; and - dredging of a wharf and jetty perimeter and turning basin. This includes consent to grant any licence, easement, lease, operation agreement, occupation permit or development approval required for these activities. The group consents to the compulsory acquisition of the land required for these activities of the project, under the terms of the relevant State and Commonwealth legislation. In relation to land for the Commercial Storage Area, the group consents to a compulsory acquisition of the land being done under the terms of section 24MD of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Related Entries

  • Memorandum of Understanding between Bega, Eden and Merrimans Aboriginal Land Councils and The Native Title Holders and The Bega Valley Shire Council
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Bega Valley Shire Council
  • Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council - Signatory
  • New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council - Signatory
  • Department of Defence - Signatory
  • Commonwealth of Australia
  • Waterways Authority - Signatory
  • State of New South Wales
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Minister for Land and Water Conservation (New South Wales) - Signatory
  • Twofold Bay Native Title Group - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Department of Defence Heritage Management Strategy

  • References

    National Native Title Tribunal (30 September 2010) Registered ILUAs by Name


    Twofold Bay Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( Image | Thumbnail | PDF)


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