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Recognitions as made
The instrument recognises the Gurang Land Council 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 25 September 2000.
Registered 21 Apr 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Oct-2000
Tabled Senate04-Oct-2000
Gazetted 25 Oct 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Repealed by Native Title (Revocation of Recognition Instruments) Determination 2012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. 12)

 

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 Gurang Land Council Aboriginal Corporation as the representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body for the area described in Schedule 1.

 

I am satisfied that the Gurang Land Council 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)    would be able to perform satisfactorily the functions of a representative body.

 

This recognition takes effect on 25 September 2000.

 

 

 

Dated                           22 September 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN HERRON

 

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs


 

Schedule 1           Description of area (Queensland Central)

 

1.      The area is the area of land and waters bounded by a line commencing at the intersection
of the northern boundary of the 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Broadsound and
the coastline of mainland Australia, and then proceeding due east in a straight line to the intersection with the Exclusive Economic Zone of Australia (EEZ), then generally
southerly along the eastern boundary of that EEZ to a point that is due east of the
intersection of the centre thread of Wide Bay Harbour and the coastline of mainland Australia, then by a line due west to the aforesaid intersection, then generally westerly
along the centreline of that Harbour to the intersection with the centre thread of Tin Can
Inlet, then generally southerly along the centreline of that Inlet to the intersection with the centre thread of Teebar Creek, then generally south-westerly along the centreline of that Creek to a point on the centreline of Teebar Creek and north of the intersection of the southern boundary of the 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Tiaro and the southern bank of Teebar Creek, then south by a straight line to that intersection, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of Tiaro LGA to its intersection with Woocoo
LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with Gayndah LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to
its intersection with Mundubbera LGA, then generally westerly and northerly along the southern and western boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with Eidsvold LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with
Taroom LGA, then generally southerly, westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern and western boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with Bauhinia LGA, then generally north-westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with Tambo
LGA, then generally southerly and westerly along the eastern and southern boundaries of
that LGA to its intersection with Blackall LGA, then generally north-westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with Isisford LGA, then generally
south-westerly, north-westerly, south-westerly and northerly along the eastern, southern
and western boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with Longreach LGA, then
generally westerly and northerly along the southern and western boundaries of that LGA
to its intersection with Winton LGA, then generally westerly, northerly and easterly along
the southern, western and northern boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with
Aramac LGA, then generally easterly along the northern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with Belyando LGA, then generally northerly and easterly along the western
and northern boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with Broadsound LGA, and then generally easterly along the northern boundary of that LGA to the point where the line
began.

 

2.      In this Schedule:

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