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Boulia Airport Runway Extension Indigenous Land Use Agreement

Category: Agreement
Date: 8 October 2019
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Boulia
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
The Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by the ILUA as about 11.8 hectares, consisting of three land parcels, those parcels being Lot 221 on SP 301768, Lot 212 on SP301768 and Lot 213 on SP 201768. These parcels are located approximately 804 km west of Boulia. For more information see the documents attached below. The area is within the jurisdiction of the Boulia Shire Council.
Legal Status:

Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 8 October 2019. This is an authorised body corporate agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal file no.: QCD2012/007.
Subject Matter:Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Native Title | Native Title - Extinguishment
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=QI2019/015
Summary Information:

The Boulia Airport Runway Extension Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) between the following parties:

  • Pitta Pitta Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC;
  • Boulia Shire Council; and
  • State of Queensland acting through the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Electricity.

The purpose of the ILUA is to consent to the extinguishment of native title rights and interests over three lots of land to allow for the Boulia runway extension.

The Native Title Representative Body for this area is Queensland South Native Title Services Ltd.

Detailed Information:

Commencement and Termination

The ILUA is binding from the date on which it was signed by all the parties. It has effect as an ILUA, in relation to the agreed acts, from its registration on 8 October 2019. The ILUA will continue in operation until the lease over the ILUA area between the Boulia Shire Council and the Pita Pita Aboriginal Corporation expires, and the ILUA is removed from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements.

Native Title Provisions

Right to Negotiate

The parties agree that the right to negotiate provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) do not apply to the acts agreed to by the ILUA.

Extinguishment

The parties agree to the surrender of all native title rights and interests in the ILUA area. In doing so, the native title rights and interests in these areas were permanently extinguished upon registration of this ILUA on 8 October 2019.

Future act provisions

The parties agree to the Pitta Pitta people surrendering their native title over the ILUA area under the terms of this ILUA.

Native Title in the Agreement Area

The ILUA area is within the area of the native title determination Aplin on behalf of the Pitta Pitta People v State of Queensland [2012] FCA 882. (FCA file no.: QUD6025/1999, NNTT file no.: QCD2012/007).


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Aplin on behalf of the Pitta Pitta People v State of Queensland [2012] FCA 883
  • Organisation
  • State of Queensland - Signatory
  • Boulia Shire Council - Signatory
  • Pitta Pitta Aboriginal Corporation RRNTBC - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Queensland South Native Title Services Limited
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)

  • Documents

    Document
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for QI2019/015 as at 8/10/2019 (Boulia Airport Runway Extension ILUA). - ( Thumbnail | PDF)

    Glossary

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

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