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Initial Indigenous Land Use Agreement - Banjima and BHP Billiton Comprehensive Agreement (Body Corporate Agreement) ILUA

Category: Agreement
Date: 8 February 2016
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:
State/Country:Western Australia , Australia
The ILUA covers about 8049 sq kilometres, approximately 74 kilometres northwest of Newman. The local governments associated with this ILUA are the Shires of Ashburton and East Pilbara and the Town of Port Hedland. See attachments for further details. The ILUA does not include Karijini National Park and 5 Mile. It also excludes any land and waters within the external boundaries of, but not part of, the determination of native title made by the Federal Court on 11 March 2014 in Banjima People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2014] FCA 201.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 8 February 2016. This is an authorised Body Corporate Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: WI2015/021.
Subject Matter:Access | Mining and Minerals | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=WI2015/021
Summary Information:

This is an Agreement between the Banjima People and BHP Billiton. This ILUA was registered on 8 February 2018. The purpose of the ILUA is to provide consent for acts, whether or not they are 'future acts', related to exploration and mining activities and interests in the area. The agreement area is within the external boundary of the claim area for the Banjima People.

The Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation is the native title provider for this ILUA.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement: The ILUA covers about 8049 sq kilometres, approximately 74 kilometres northwest of Newman. The local governments associated with this ILUA are the Shires of Ashburton and East Pilbara and the Town of Port Hedland.

Commencement: The ILUA commenced on 28 October 2015 and registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on 8 February 2016. The agreement ends when the parties agree or the agreement is removed from the Register of ILUAs.



Native Title Provisions: The ILUA has statements that reference subsection 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Native Title in the ILUA Area: The ILUA is in the native title claim area which includes the land and waters the subject of Banjima People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2014] FCA 201.


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Banjima People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2014] FCA 201
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Shire of Ashburton
  • Shire of East Pilbara
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Town of Port Headland
  • Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)

  • Documents

    Document
    Initial Indigenous Land Use Agreement - Banjima and BHP Billiton Comprehensive Agreement (Body Corporate Agreement) ILUA - ( PDF)
    Initial Indigenous Land Use Agreement - Banjima and BHP Billiton Comprehensive Agreement (Body Corporate Agreement) ILUA Map. - ( PDF)
    Initial Indigenous Land Use Agreement - Banjima and BHP Billiton Comprehensive Agreement (Body Corporate Agreement) ILUA Written Description. - ( PDF)

    Glossary

    Native Title (Australia) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Body Corporate Agreement (Australia) | Native Title Registers | Future Act (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia)

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