Yugunga-Nya People & Sandfire Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Date: 21 September 2012
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
The ILUA area covers approximately 22,370 square kilometres of land and is located in the vicinity of Meekatharra.
Legal Status: Registered on the National Native Title Tribunal Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 21 September 2012. This is an authorized Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal file no: WI2012/001
Subject Matter:Access | Land Management | Mining and Minerals | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Search-Registered-ILUAs/Pages/WA_-_Registered_ILUA_-_Yugunga-Nya_People_Sandfire_ILUA_%28Non-overlapping_area%29_WI2012_001.aspx
Summary Information:
Yugunga-Nya People & Sandfire Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) is an area agreement between: - Rex Shay, William Shay, Name Witheld for Cultural Reasons and Evelyn Gilla for and on behalf of the Yugunga-Nya People Native Title Claim WAD6132/98 (applicant); and - Sandfire Resources N/L. The purpose of this agreement is provide the mining company Sandfire Resources with the right to conduct undertake certain activities on Yugunga-Nya country.
Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement Commencement The agreement commences on the date of execution by the parties. This date, however, is not specified in the ILUA extract. The agreement continues to operate for so long as the proponent maintains an interest in any mining tenement or ancillary title in the ILUA area unless terminated by the agreement in writing by the parties. Future acts The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions in Part 2, Division 3, Subdivision P of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to future acts. The parties agree to the doing of future acts within the ILUA area. They agree that these acts are valid and that all past invalid future acts are validated by the agreement. Native Title history The Yugunga-Nya People are a native title group represented the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation. Yugunga-Nya country covers approximately 30,335 square kilometres of land in the mid-west region of the State. Their country includes the mining towns Meekatharra and Cue.

Related Entries

  • Gilla on behalf of the Yugunga-Nya People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2021] FCA 1338
  • Organisation
  • Sandfire Resources NL - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • People
  • Rex Shay, William Shay, Name Witheld for Cultural Reasons and Evelyn Gilla for and on behalf of the Yugunga-Nya People NativeTitle Claim WAD6132/98 - Signatory
  • Yugunga-Nya People - Signatory

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Area Agreement (Australia) | Future Act (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)