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Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks Land Transfer

Category: Agreement
Date: 6 May 2006
Sub Category:Land Transfer Agreement
Place:Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
The National Parks are located on the Far South Coast in New South Wales. Biamanga National Park is about 20 kilometres north of Bega; Gulaga National Park is about 10 kilometres north of Bermagui.
Alternative Names:
  • Biamanga and Gulaga National Parks Handback
  • Subject Matter:Land Transaction | Recognition of Native Title or Traditional Ownership
    Summary Information:
    On 6 May 2006, the Gulaga and Biamanga National Parks were formally handed back to their traditional owners, the Yuin people, under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW). The handback occurred through the signing of an agreement by the NSW Environment Minister, the Hon. Bob Debus, and the Yuin People.

    The Parks are leased back to the National Parks and Wildlife Service under the Gulaga National Park Lease Agreement and the Biamanga National Park Lease Agreement. They are managed by a joint board, which has a majority of Aboriginal owner representation.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Biamanga National Park Lease Agreement
  • Gulaga National Park Lease Agreement
  • Organisation
  • National Parks and Wildlife Service (NSW)
  • State of New South Wales
  • Legislation
  • National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW)
  • People
  • Yuin People

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