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Blackwater Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 18 May 2016
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Blackwater
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
The ILUA covers 18 lots within the townsite of Blackwater. This is located in the local government region of Central Highlands Regional Council. The attached written description of the map provides details of the specific lot numbers that are impacted by this ILUA.
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 18 May 2016. This is an authorised Area Agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal File No: QI2015/088.
Subject Matter:Native Title | Native Title - Extinguishment
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=QI2015/088
Summary Information:

The Blackwater Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed between the Gaangalu Nation People and the State of Queensland.

The purpose of the ILUA is for the extinguishment of native title rights over lots owned by the state government in the agreement area. The attached written description of the map provides details of the specific lot numbers that are impacted by this ILUA.  

The agreement area is within the external boundary of the claim area for the Gaangalu Nation People.

The Native Title Representative Body is Queensland South Native Title Services Ltd.

Detailed Information:
Details of the Agreement: The ILUA is located in Central Highlands Regional Council. The agreement area covers 18 lots within the townsite of Blackwater.

Commencement: The ILUA commenced on 18 May 2016.

Native Title Provisions: The parties agree to the validation of acts done prior to registration of the agreement. The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act do not apply to any of the agreed acts. The parties agree to a surrender of native title rights in any Revenue Share Lots.

Native Title in the ILUA Area: The ILUA is in the native title claim area of Lynette Gail Blucher & Ors on behalf of the Gaangalu Nation People v State of Queensland & Ors (Gaangalu Nation People) (QUD400/2012) which is still before the Federal Court of Australia.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • APLNG and Gaangalu Nation People Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Queensland South Native Title Services Limited
  • Central Highlands Regional Council
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Lynette Gail Blucher and others (the Gaangalu Nation People Applicant) - Signatory

  • Documents

    Document
    Blackwater Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - ( PDF)
    Blackwater Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Written Description - ( PDF)
    Blackwater Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) Area Agreement - ( PDF)

    Glossary

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

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