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Recognitions as made
The instrument recognises the Yamatji Barna Baba Maaja Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.
Administered by: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
General Comments: This recognition takes effect on 1 July 2000.
Registered 22 Apr 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2000
Tabled Senate14-Aug-2000
Gazetted 20 Sep 2000
Date of repeal 30 Aug 2012
Repealed by Native Title (Revocation of Recognition Instruments) Determination 2012

                         

 

 

Recognition of Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body 2000 (No. 11)

 

I, John Joseph Herron, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, acting under subsection 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993, recognise the Yamatji Barna Baba Maaja Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.

 

I am satisfied that the Yamatji Barna Baba Maaja Aboriginal Corporation:

(a)    will satisfactorily represent persons who hold or may hold native title in the area described in Schedule 1; and

(b)   will be able to consult effectively with Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders living in that area; and

(c)    satisfactorily performs its existing representative body functions; and

(d)   would be able to perform satisfactorily the functions of a representative body.

 

This recognition takes effect on 1 July 2000.

 

 

 

Dated                           30 June 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN HERRON

 

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs


 

 

 

Schedule 1           Description of area (Pilbara)

 

1.      The area is the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of the western coastline of Exmouth Gulf and the southern boundary of the Exmouth Gulf Station, and then proceeding generally westerly along the southern boundary of the Exmouth Gulf Station boundary to its intersection with the 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Exmouth, then generally southerly and south-easterly along the southern boundary of that LGA to the intersection with Ashburton LGA, then generally south-easterly and northerly by the western and southern boundaries of that LGA to the intersection with Ullawarra Station, then generally northerly and south-easterly by the boundary of that Station to a point of intersection on the eastern boundary of Ullawarra Station and the western prolongation of the southern boundary of East Pilbara LGA,  then generally easterly to the point of intersection with the eastern boundary of Native Title Claimant Application WG6110/98 (Martu), then generally northerly by the eastern boundary of that Application to its intersection with the eastern boundary of Native Title Claimant Application WG6077/98 (Ngurrara), then generally westerly and northerly by the southern and western boundaries of that Application to the south-east corner of Native Title Claimant Application WG6100/98 (Karajarri Combined), then generally westerly by the southern boundary of that Application to the intersection of the south-west corner of the said Application and the northern boundary of East Pilbara LGA, then generally westerly by the northern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the coastline of mainland Australia, then due west by a straight line to its intersection with the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia (EEZ), then generally south-westerly by that outer limit to the intersection with latitude 21 degrees 45 minutes south, then due east to the intersection with the centre thread of the Exmouth Gulf, then generally southerly along the centreline of Exmouth Gulf to its intersection with latitude 22 degrees 22 minutes south, and then generally south-westerly by a straight line to the point where the line began.

 

Note: where Native Title Claimant Applications are referenced these are as per the Register of Native Title Claims at 10 May 2000.

 

1.      In this Schedule:

exclusive economic zone means the exclusive economic zone within the meaning of the Seas and Submerged Lands Act 1973.