Maralinga Tjarutja Land Transfer

Category: Event
Date: 6 December 1984
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Land Transaction | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
Summary Information:
Freehold title to an area of about 81,373 square kilometres (or about 7.7 percent of the State of South Australia) was transferred to Maralinga Tjarutja on behalf of the Southern Pitjantjajarra people on 6 December 1984 under the Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984 (SA). Maralinga Tjarutja is a corporate body established under the Act, of which all traditional owners are members. Maralinga Tjarutja holds the land in fee simple. The land cannot be sold, compulsorily acquired, resumed or forfeited, nor is land tax payable.

Related Entries

  • Maralinga Tjarutja Council
  • State of South Australia
  • Event
  • Unnamed Conservation Park Land Transfer
  • Maralinga Tjarutja handback
  • Legislation
  • Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984 (SA)
  • People
  • Southern Pitjantjatjara People