Birriliburu Sandalwood Indigenous land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 18 June 2018
Sub Category:Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Gibson Desert
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
The agreement covers about 3,376 sq km located in the vicinity of Mungilli consisting of Lot 360 on Deposited Plan 412419. The ILUA area is within the jurisdiction of the Wiluna Shire Council.
Legal Status: Registered with National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 18 June 2018. This is an authorised body corporate agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Tribunal File No: WI2018/002
Subject Matter:Access | Collaboration / Partnership | Future Act | Land Management | Land Settlement | Land Transaction | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=WI2018/002
Summary Information:

The Birriliburu Sandalwood Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was made under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)  between:

  • the Minister for Lands, a body corporate under section 7(1) of the Land Administration Act 1997 acting for and on behalf of the State of Western Australia; and
  • the Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja (Aboriginal Corporation) Registered Native Title Body Corporate (RNTBC).

The ILUA covers about 3376 sq km located in the vicinity of Mungilli, Western Australia, consisting of Lot 360 on Deposited Plan 412419.

The purpose of the ILUA is to create a Reserve over the UILUA area for sandalwood harvesting under the management of the Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja Aboriginal Corporation,

The registered Native Title Representative Body for the area is the Central Desert Native Title Services.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement:

Commencement:

The ILUA commenced on 18 June 2018.

Termination:

The ILUA will terminate on the occurrence of any of the following events: (a) where clause 8.6 (dealing with the consequences of non-registration) occurs; (b) where all parties agree in writing to end the ILUA; or (c) where the ILUA is removed from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements.

Native Title Provisions:

Future Acts:

Each Party consents to the following land transactions, which satisfies the requirements of s 24EB(1)(b) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth):

  • the creation of a Reserve over the whole of the ILUA area for sandalwood harvesting;
  • the placing of the care, control and management of the reserve with the Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja Aboriginal Corporation (MNR), including the power to lease, sub-lease, or licence the whole or any part of the ILUA area for sandalwood harvesting for no longer than 21 years and subject to other conditions that the Minister for Lands may specify:

The MNR will comply with all applicable State, Commonwealth and local government laws in relation to the use of any part of the land.

The MNR will submit to the Minister for Lands for approval a plan for the development, management and use of the land.

Right to negotiate:

The right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to any of the Land Transactions.


Related Entries

Organisation
  • Shire of Wiluna
  • Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Central Desert Native Title Services Ltd
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • People
  • Minister for Lands (Western Australia) - Signatory

  • Documents

    Document
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for WI2018/002 as at 17/06/2020 (Birriliburu Sandalwood ILUA) - ( PDF | PDF)