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Birriah People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act) | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement
Place:

Northern Queensland Region, near Burdekin Falls Dam.

State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Legal Status:


Subject Matter:Native Title
Summary Information:

The Birriah People's native title rights and interests were recognised in two federal court determinations: Birriah People and Birriah People Part B.
The Birriah People first lodged a single application for a determination of native title on 2 April 1998 before it was split into two hearings.

Native title is held by the Birriah People.

The Birriah People are the biological or adopted descendants of one or more of the following people:

  • Jinnie Tiers
  • Kuburu
  • John Smallwood
  • Rosie Schilling
  • Peggy Barker
  • Sambo Callaghan
  • Tommy Morgan
  • Lizzie Limburner's mother
  • Nellie Skeen or William Skeen Snr
  • Caroline Roger; and
  • Maggie or Harry Shepherd Snr

The Birriah People are party to several Indigenous Land Use Agreements


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Gudjala People and Local Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Birriah People and Local Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Birriah People and Res Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Miller on behalf of the Birriah People v State of Queensland [2016] FCA 271 - Native Title Applicants
  • Birriah People/Spurdle Family Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • The Birriah People Protected Areas Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUA)
  • Birriah People Tenure Resolution Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUA)
  • Birriah People and S Wilkie Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Birriah People and Collinsville, Scottsville and District Historical Society Inc Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Miller on behalf of the Birriah People v State of Queensland (No 2) [2016] FCA 1434

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title Registers | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia)

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