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Pardoo Beef Corporation Irrigated Agriculture Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)

Category: Agreement
Date: 20 November 2018
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:

Pilbara Region

State/Country:Western Australia , Australia
The agreement area is within the jurisdiction of the Shire of East Pilbara.
Legal Status:

Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal ('NNTT') on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 20 November 2018. This is an authorised body corporate agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Legal Reference: National Native Title Tribunal file no.: WI2018/011
Subject Matter:Agriculture | Native Title | Native Title - Extinguishment
URL: http://www.nntt.gov.au/searchRegApps/NativeTitleRegisters/Pages/ILUA_details.aspx?NNTT_Fileno=WI2018/011
Summary Information:

The Pardoo Beef Corporation Irrigated Agriculture Project Indigenous Land Use Agreement ('ILUA') was agreed, under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), between the following parties:

  • Pardoo Beef Corporation Pty Ltd;
  • the State of Western Australia acting through the Minister for Lands; and
  • Wanparta Aboriginal Corporation Registered Native Title Body Corporate ('RNTBC').

The ILUA area covers about 116 sq km and is located on both sides of the Great Northern Highway about 15km north east of the Pardoo Roadhouse.

The purpose of the ILUA is the extinguishment of native title rights and interests within the agreement area, in the areas of the agricultural land containing freehold estates in fee simple and easements granted in relation to the freehold estates, by the Minister for Lands per the Land Administration Act 1997 (WA).

The Native Title Representative Body for this area is Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation.

Detailed Information:

Agreement area:

The agreement area covers about 116 sq km and is located on both sides of the Great Northern Highway about 15km north east of the Pardoo Roadhouse.

The Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements identifies the area subject to this ILUA, per the 'defined terms' attachment of the agreement. For more information, see the documents attached below.

Commencement and Termination:

The agreement commences on the date that all parties have signed. The ILUA came into effect from the date of registration on 20 November 2018.

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 any of the agricultural land transactions agreed to by this ILUA.

Extinguishment:

The parties agree to the surrender and extinguishment of native title rights and interests in favour of the state, in respect of the sale, transfer or conveyance of agricultural land for an estate in fee simple.

The parties also agree to the surrender and extinguishment of all native title rights and interests in respect of the area of Easement 2.

Native Title in the Agreement Area:

This agreement is located within the native title determination area of the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) proceeding Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025. (FCA file no.: WAD6185/1998, WAD6003/2000, WAD77/2005, NNTT file no.: WCD2007/003).


Related Entries

Agreement
  • Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025
  • Organisation
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Pardoo Beef Corporation Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Wanparta Aboriginal Corporation - Signatory
  • Shire of East Pilbara
  • 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)
  • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)
  • People
  • Minister for Lands (Western Australia) - Signatory

  • Documents

    Document
    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for WI2018/011 as at 20/11/2018 Pardoo Beef Corporation Irrigated Agriculture Project ILUA. - ( Thumbnail | 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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