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Widi People and Local Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 4 July 2019
Sub Category:Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act) | Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:Between the Great Dividing Range and MacKay
State/Country:Queensland , Australia
The Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by this agreement as 5412 sq km located East of Glenden, 35 km west of Mackay and 63 km south east of Collinsville. The area is within the jurisdiction of the Isaac Regional Council and Mackay Regional Council.
Legal Status:

Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 04/07/2019. This is an authorised area agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal file no.: QI2019/003.
Subject Matter:Future Act | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Local Government | Native Title
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=QI2019/003
Summary Information:

The Widi People and Local Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was agreed, under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), between Isaac Regional Council & Mackay Regional Council, Widi Aboriginal Corporation and the Widi People of the Nebo Estate #1.

The purpose of the ILUA is for the Widi People consent for certain activities being conducted in the agreement area by the Local Government.

The Native Title Representative Body for this area is the North Queensland Land Council Native Title Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation.

Detailed Information:

Details of the Agreement:

Commencement:

The ILUA is binding from the execution date, which is the date signed by the last party.

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 'future acts'.

Future act provisions:

The parties agree to the doing of certain acts, including:

- those which have a Low Native Title Impact;

High Native Title Impact activities where the local government has given notice to the Widi People, or their representative, in accordance with the requirements that have been set out in the ILUA. The requirements are not included in the Extract; and

- for High Native Title Impact activities which involve a capital work that is dealt with at a Capital Works Forum, the local government is to provide notice of the work and reach consensus about the work with the other parties.

Low Native Title Impact activities are those which are described in Schedule 7 attached below.

High Native Title Impact activities are those which are described in Schedule 8 attached below.

Native Title in the Agreement Area:

The ILUA area is within the area of the native title determination Pegler on behalf of the Widi People of the Nebo Estate #1 v State of Queensland (No 2) [2019] FCA 1159 (FCA file no.: QUD372/2006, NNTT file no.: QC2006/014). 


Related Entries

Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Isaac Regional Council - Signatory
  • Mackay Regional Council - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)
  • Native Title (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Regulations 1999 (Cth)
  • People
  • Eileen Beryl Pegler and others on behalf of the Widi People of the Nebo Estate - Signatory

  • Documents

    Document
    National Native Title Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for QI2019/003 as at 4/7/2019 (Widi People and Local Government ILUA) - ( Thumbnail | PDF | PDF | PDF | PDF)

    Glossary

    Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia) | National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) (Australia) | Native Title Registers | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Australia) | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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