Pt Woorong Downs (PE 2178) Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
|Date: ||17 February 2012|
|Date To: ||Not specified|
|Sub Category:||Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)|
|Place:||Southwest of Coober Pedy|
|State/Country:||South Australia , Australia|
|The area subject to the agreement covers about 800 square kilometres over Pastoral Lease number 2178 and is located south west of Coober Pedy. The area is within an Unincorporated Area of South Australia.|
|Legal Status: ||Registered on the National Native Title Tribunal Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 17 February 2012. This is an authorized Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).|
|Legal Reference: ||National Native Title Tribunal File No.: SI2011/004|
|Subject Matter:||Access | Native Title|
|Summary Information: |
|The Pt Woorong Downs (PE 2178) Pastoral Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between:
- the State of South Australia;
- Commonwealth Hill Pty Ltd;
- William Herbert Lennon Snr, Ian Crombie, David Brown and Jean Wood on behalf of the Antakirinja Matuntjara Yankunytjatjara People; and
- the Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal Corporation.
The purpose of this ILUA is to negotiate the relationship between pastoral interests in the land and the Indigenous interest in the land.|
|Detailed Information: |
|Details of the agreement
The National Native Title Tribunal have released very limited information regarding this ILUA, except that it relates to 'Terms of Access'. The agreement includes no statements relating to Future Acts.
The Antakirinja Matuntjara Yankunytjatjara People in Lennon on behalf of the Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara Native Title Claim Group v The State of South Australia  FCA 474 were granted native title in a consent determination on 11 May 2011. They had lodged their application for native title 16 years ago in 1995, slightly amending it to change the boundaries of the area claimed in 2009.
This particular ILUA is part of a series of ILUAs anticipated by the Consent Determination. Scehdule 7(2) envisaged that individual ILUAs would be entered into by 'various pastoralists'.
Falling under this category of pastoral ILUAs envisaged by the Consent Determination as well as being between the same parties as this ILUA are the:
- Bulgunnia ILUA;
- Part Commonwealth Hill Pastoral ILUA;
- Mount Christie Pastoral ILUA;
- Mobella Pastoral ILUA; and
- Part Mulgathing Pastoral ILUA.