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Wanjina-Wanggurr (Native Title) Aboriginal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Prescribed Body Corporate
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State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Summary Information:
The Wanjina-Wanggurr (Native Title) Aboriginal Corporation was incorporated on 18 September 2006 to hold the native title as trustee for the native title holders in the Native Title Determination Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004). According to the rules of the Corporation, its purposes are to:
  • 'be the subject of the approved determination of native title under section 57 of the Native Title Act;
  • Be a registered native title body corporate in relation to a determination area for the purposes of the Native Title Act;
  • Perform the functions of a registered native title body corporate under the Native Title Act and regulations;
  • Advance the cultural, social, political economic and legal interests of the native title holders, including by supporting the Related Corporations to achieve these objects;
  • In conjunction with or by arrangement with one or more Related Corporations, relieve the poverty, misfortune, disadvantage and suffering of native title holders; and
  • In conjunction or by arrangement with one or more Related Corporations, take advantage of investment and commercial opportunities that arise or relate to the native title holders and to exploit those opportunities to generate assets and funds for charitable purposes and employment opportunities for the native title holders.'

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518
  • Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 516
  • Puenmora v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1334
  • People
  • Neowarra, Paddy
  • Case Law
  • Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004)

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia) | Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) (Native Title Act) (Australia)

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