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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 21 Apr 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-May-2000
Tabled Senate05-Jun-2000
Gazetted 28 Jun 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Repealed by Native Title (Revocation of Recognition Instruments) Determination 2012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. 9)

 

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                           23 May 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN HERRON

 

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs


 

Schedule 1           Description of area (Geraldton)

 

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 Canarvon, then generally easterly along the northern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the Upper Gascoyne LGA, then generally easterly and northerly
along the northern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with Ullawarra Station, then generally northerly, easterly and southerly along the boundary of that Station to its intersection with the Upper Gascoyne LGA, then generally easterly and southerly along the northern and eastern boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with the centre thread of the Gascoyne River, then generally easterly along that centreline to its intersection with the Census Collectors District 5020403, then generally north-easterly along that boundary to its intersection with the Great Northern Highway, then generally south-westerly along that highway to its intersection with Wiluna Road, then generally easterly along that road to its intersection with the Meekatharra LGA, then generally south-westerly along the eastern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the Sandstone LGA, then generally easterly, southerly and westerly along the northern, eastern and southern boundaries of that LGA to its intersection with the Yalgoo LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the Perenjori LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the Carnamah LGA, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the coastline of mainland Australia, then due west in a straight line to the
intersection with the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone of Australia, then generally northerly along that outer limit to the intersection with latitude 21 degrees 45 minutes south, then due east to the intersection with the centre thread of 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 to the point
where the line began.

 

3.      In this Schedule:

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