Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah Towers Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
|Date: ||2 September 2011|
|Sub Category:||Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)|
|Place:||In the vicinity of Cairns|
|The extract of the ILUA from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the agreement as follows:
The area subject to this agreement covers about 750 square metres on the Malbon Thompson
Range, located approximately 22 kilometres south east of Cairns.|
|Legal Status: ||Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 28/06/2012. This is an authorised area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).|
|Legal Reference: ||National Native Title Tribunal File Number: QI2011/060|
|Subject Matter:||Environmental Heritage | Future Act | Land Management | Land Planning | Management / Administration | Native Title | Native Title - Extinguishment|
|Summary Information: |
|The Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Gunggandji Yarrabah Towers Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an agreement between:
- the State of Queensland (applicant);
- Les Murgha and Charles Garling on their own behalf and on behalf of the Gunggandji People;
- Vincent Mundraby on his own behalf and on behalf of the Mandingalbay Yidinji People; and
- the Mandingalbay Yidinji Aboriginal Corporation (Registered Native Title Body Corporate).
The purpose of this agreement is to provide the consent of the native title holders, the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji Guggandji People, to the dedication of an area of their traditional land as a Conservation Park.|
|Detailed Information: |
|Details of the Agreement
Some of the ILUA provisions commence at the date of execution, 02 September 2011, and others at the date of registration, 28 June 2012.
Native Title parties consent
The parties consent to the dedication of the Agreement Area as a Conservation Park and to the issuing of Tenures over this area of land.
The Native Title parties agree that they will not object to the dedication of the Conservation Park or issuing of Tenures over land in the ILUA area, or do anything that prevents or delays the dedication of the Conservation Park or issuing of Tenures.
Native Title in the ILUA Area
The Federal Court determination Mundraby & Ors on behalf of the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji - Gunggandji Claim v State of Queensland (unreported, FCA, 21 September 2012, Dowsett J) recognised that native title exists over approximately 82 square kilometres of the Combined Mandingalbay Yidinji-Gunggandji People’s traditional land.|