Ewamian - Etheridge Shire Area Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No. 3
|Date: ||25 February 2008|
|Sub Category:||Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)|
|The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the two areas covered by the agreement as follows:
Commencing at the intersection of the centrelines of the Gilbert and Einasleigh Rivers and extending generally easterly along the centreline of the Einsaleigh River to the centreline of the Etheridge River being a point on the boundary of the Etheridge Shire Council Local Government Area; Then northerly and generally easterly along boundaries of that local
government area to a western boundary of Lot 4620PH1283 (Bulleringa National Park); Then
southerly, easterly and again southerly along boundaries of that lot to again the Etheridge
Shire Council Local Government Area; Then generally southeasterly and generally
southwesterly along that local government area to Latitude 18.472003° South; Then
generally southwesterly and generally southerly passing through the following coordinate
Longitude East Latitude South
Again southerly to the centreline of the Kennedy Developmental Road at Latitude
18.736175° South; Then generally southwesterly along the centreline of that road to Latitude
18.929987° South; Then southeasterly to the northern boundary of Lot 10CD18; Again
southeasterly; southwesterly and northwesterly along boundaries of that lot and onwards to
the centreline of the Kennedy Developmental Road; Then generally southerly along
centrelines of that road to Latitude 19.157756° South; Then easterly, southerly, generally
westerly, southerly and again generally westerly through the following coordinate points.
Longitude East Latitude South
Then westerly to the centreline of the Gilbert River at Longitude 143.814840° East; Then
generally southerly and generally northwesterly along the centreline of that river to the
northeastern corner of Lot AAP47015 (2VR7); Then southerly, westerly and northerly along
boundaries of that lot to again the centreline of the Gilbert River; Then generally
southwesterly, generally northwesterly, generally northerly and again generally
northwesterly along the centreline of that river back to the commencement point.
The agreement area is the land and waters covered by the external boundaries of native title determination applications Q6009/99 Ewamian People 2 (QC99/13), as accepted for
registration on the 9th July 2002, and Q6018 Ewamian People 3 (QC01/16), as accepted for
registration on the 22nd June 2002, that fall within the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, as at
the time the agreement is lodged.
The area of the ILUA also falls within the jurisdiction of the Cairns & District Regional Council.
|Legal Status: ||Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 25 February 2008. This is an authorised Area Agreeement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).|
|Legal Reference: ||National Native Title Tribunal No: QI2005/004.|
|Subject Matter:||Cultural Heritage | Future Act | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Local Government | Native Title|
|Summary Information: |
|The Ewamian-Etheridge Shire Area Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) No. 3 was agreed between the Etheridge Shire Council (APPLICANT) and Barry Fisher, David Hudson, Noel Lacey and Ron Richards on 25 February 2008.
The purpose of the ILUA is to detail the relationship between native title rights and interests and the interests of the Etheridge Shire Council in the area covered by the ILUA, and includes provisions for the implementation of cultural heritage clearance protocol.
The ILUA was registered on 25 February 2008, and does not have a stipulated period of operation.
|Detailed Information: |
|The parties to the ILUA consent to:
the continued operation, use and maintenance of specific infrastructure and Council Roads;
no compensation claims by the Native Title Parties put to the Council in respect to the extinguishment, diminishment or impairment of native title rights or interests by the construction of infrastructure or the operation, maintenance and use of roads in the area covered by the Agreement; and
the dedication of a community purpose reserve under the Land Act 1994 (Qld) for sport and recreation purposes over the Forsayth Trucking Reserve, with the Etheridge Council appointed as trustee.