|Details of the Agreement
The commencement of the agreement is not specified in the ILUA extract.
The parties to the ILUA consent to Ergon Energy performing certain future acts which include:
- minor works (minor works include tree lopping and tree clearing, repairing damaged infrastructure, reinstating damaged or destroyed infrastructure, maintaining the infrastructure, inspecting the infrastructure, accessing the agreement area to do any of the above, installing street light poles and service/intermediate poles);
- acessing the ILUA area in order to undertake the minor works;
- using the land siting electricity infrastructures in existence at the execution date and any adjacent land required for operational use and maintenance of the infrastructure;
- accessing the land siting the electricity infrastructure by way of access tracks in existence at the execution date;
- committing any future acts on Aboriginal Land having been obtained; and
- granting any easement, licence or permit over the relevant electricity infrastructure.
The parties agree that Part 2, Division 3, Subdivision P of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), which concerns the right to negotiate, does not apply to any future act to which the parties have consented.
The Native Title party consents to the State of Queensland granting Ergon Energy any tenure or other interest over land within the ILUA area on which electricity infrastructure is located. However, this is to be without prejudice to any rights over which the Native Title party may have to compensation from the State of Queensland.
Where Ergon Energy uses access tracks, other than dedicated roads, within the ILUA area, the parties consent to Ergon Energy using the tracks for access purposes, maintaing and repairing the tracks, and granting an interest in the nature of an easement, permit or licence over the area covered by those tracks.
The parties authorise and consent to the doing of any future acts after the registration date in relation to any part of the ILUA area that is Aboriginal Land.
Native Title in the ILUA Area
The ILUA area lies within the Warrungu people's native title claim area. The Warrungu people lodged a native title application with the Federal Court for over 2,664 square kilometres of land 25 kilometres south of Mt Garnet and 75 kilometres southwest of Innisfail. However, a Native Title determination by the Federal Court has not yet been made.|