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Running Creek Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 27 January 2009
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Location:Queensland, Australia
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 the agreement is located in far north Queensland south of the Balclutha Creek and 10 kilometres north of Annie River abutting Princess Charlotte Bay and covers about 402.96 square kilometers. The agreement covers Lots 2, 3, 4 and 5 on plan SP161903 and falls within the Local Government Authority of Cook Shire Council.'
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 27 January 2009. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No. QI2008/016.
Subject Matter:Land Management | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/Indigenous-Land-Use-Agreements/Pages/default.aspx
Summary Information:
The Running Creek Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the State of Queensland (APPLICANT) and Alison Liddy, Gavin Bassani and McGinty Salt.

The purpose of the ILUA is to provide for parts of the Agreement Area to be declared as a nature refuge and dedicated as a national park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land) under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld), and transferred as Aboriginal Land under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld). The ILUA was registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on 27 January
2009.

It is one of two ILUAs between the State of Queensland and the Lama Lama Traditional Owners resolving tenure and future management of over 110,000 hectares (The Wilderness Society, 2008). See below for the link to the Lilyvale Indigenous Land Use Agreement.

There is no specified period of operation of the ILUA.
Detailed Information:
According to ILUA, the parties consent to the acts of declaration, dedication and transfer of land and agree that the right to negotiate provisions under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to these acts. The parties will enter into and comply with other Agreements, including a conservation agreement and an Indigenous Management Agreement (IMA) under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld).

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Cape York Peninsula Heads of Agreement
  • Lama Lama Indigenous Management Agreement
  • Lilyvale Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Cape York Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
  • Cook Shire Council
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
  • Aboriginal Land Act 1991 (Qld)
  • Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld)
  • People
  • Alison Liddy, Gavin Bassani and McGinty Salt - Signatory
  • Place
  • Lama Lama National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land)

  • References

    Media Release
    The Wilderness Society (10 July 2008) Cape York Land Agreement Results in Qld's First Aboriginal National Park
    The Hon Craig Wallace (10 July 2008) Historic Land Agreement means First National Park on Aboriginal Land in Queensland

    Glossary

    Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | National Park | Area Agreement (Australia)

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