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Tjupan Ngalia Agreement

Category: Agreement
Date: 4 March 1997
Sub Category:Exploration Agreement (Native Title Act)
Place:North-West Goldfields
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Employment and Training | Mining and Minerals | Exploration | Future Act
Summary Information:
The Tjupan Ngalia Agreement was reached between the Tjupan Ngalia native title claimants and the Austquip, Hawkslade and Fangio mining companies. The Tjupan Ngalia claimants in Western Australia agreed to assist the companies in fast-tracking the granting of tenements. The Tjupan Ngalia agreed to fast-track the future act process on the condition that the companies have regard to Aboriginal culture, employment, training, and business enterprise opportunities.

The agreement gave the companies confidence to expand their exploration activities in the north-west goldfields and set standards for their dealing with the Tjupan Ngalia people.

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Fangio Investments Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Austquip Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Hawkslade Investments Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • People
  • Tjupan Ngalia People - Signatory

  • References

    Media Release
    National Native Title Tribunal (1997) Miners and Native Title Claimants Reach Exploration Agreement

    Glossary

    Exploration Agreement (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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