Township of Urapunga Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 20 September 2005
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
State/Country:Northern Territory, Australia
The area covered by the ILUA is described in the extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements as including the: Acquisition Land which comprises Lots 3, 5, 9,19, 21, 30 and 54 of the Town of Urapunga; Caravan Park Extension Land comprising Lots 3 and 21, Town of Urapunga; Scheduled Land including the land within the Town of Urapunga where the Federal Court determined that native title exists, excluding Lots 4, 60 and 20, Town of Urapunga, together with the Town streets depicted on Public Plan Urapunga 25000 where the Court found that native title had been extinguished, but excluding that part of Blythe Street from Newland Terrace to Baker Street; and including Lots 9, 30 and 54, Town of Urapunga; and Surrendered Land comprising Lots 4,6 and 20, Town of Urapunga. The ILUA area falls within the local government region of 'Unincorporated Areas - NT' and the Garrak-Jarru Regional Council ATSIC Region.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal Number: DI2004/004.
Alternative Names:
  • Urapunga Township Area Agreement
  • Urapunga ILUA
  • Subject Matter:Native Title | Native Title - Extinguishment | | Land Transaction | Compensation | Land Use
    Summary Information:
    The Township of Urapunga Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the Northern Land Council (NLC), the Northern Territory of Australia (NT) and the native title parties, the Ngalakan People. The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for the compulsory acquisition of land as per items 2 -5 of the Schedule attached to the Agreement.
    Detailed Information:
    Under the ILUA, the native title parties agree that subject to the completion of compulsory acquisition by the NT of the Acquisition Land, and to the scheduling by the Commonwealth Government of the Scheduled Land, native title rights and interests in relation to the Surrendered Land will be extinguished. The consideration for the extinguishment and surrender will be the inclusion of Lots 9, 30 and 54 of the Town of Urapunga in the Scheduled Land. The parties also agree that the NT may use the Surrendered Land for any purpose at its absolute discretion, and that no compensation will be payable in addition to the consideration as set out above. The Surrendered Land is to be used for residential development and the extension of the caravan park.

    Related Entries

  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Northern Land Council - Signatory
  • Northern Territory of Australia - Signatory
  • Solicitor for the Northern Territory
  • Garrak-Jarru Regional Council
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Ngalakan People
  • Phillip Alfred Bush on behalf of the Ngalakan People - Signatory

  • References

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


    Township of Urapunga Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Map - ( Image | PDF | Thumbnail)


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