Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

Recognitions as made
The instrument recognises the Ngaanyatjarra 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 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Repealed by Native Title (Revocation of Recognition Instruments) Determination 2012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. 8)

 

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

 

I am satisfied that the Ngaanyatjarra 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)    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 (Central Desert)

 

1.      The area is the area of land and waters bounded by lines commencing at the intersection of the northern boundary of the larger of the two areas comprising Native Title Claimant Application WG0160/97 (Tjurabalan), the Northern Territory border and the Western Australia State border, and then proceeding south by the eastern border of the Western Australia State to its intersection with the south-eastern corner of 1991 Local Government Area (LGA) of Kalgoorlie/Boulder, then generally westerly along the southern boundary of that LGA to its intersection with the road that heads northerly to Black Cat Well, then generally north-westerly along that road to the T intersection at Black Cat Well and the Railway line, then generally west along the Railway line to the Karonie Railway Station, then generally north along the road to the T junction at Six Mile Dam, then generally south-westerly along the road to the Y junction of this road near Yowie Hill and the Kurnalpi-Pinjin Road, then generally north-easterly by that road to the intersection of Menzies LGA, then generally easterly along the southern boundary of Menzies LGA to
its intersection with Kirgella Rocks Station, then generally north along the boundary of that Station to its intersection with Mount Celia Station, then generally northerly along
the boundary of that Station to its intersection with Merolia Station, then generally easterly and northerly along the boundaries of that Station to its intersection with White Cliffs Station, then generally easterly and northerly along the boundaries of that Station to its intersection with the Cosmo Newbery Aboriginal Reserve, then generally north-westerly and north-easterly by the southern, western and northern boundaries of that Reserve to its intersection with longitude 124 degrees east, then due north by that meridian to the intersection with the southern boundary of Wiluna LGA, then generally westerly and north-easterly by the southern and western boundaries of that LGA  to its intersection with the Meekatharra to Wiluna road, then generally west by that road to the intersection with the Great Northern Highway, then generally north-easterly by that Highway to its intersection with the Census Collectors District 5020401, then generally south-westerly by that boundary to its intersection with the centre thread of Gascoyne River, then generally west by the centre line of that River to its intersection with the Upper Gascoyne LGA, then generally north-westerly by the eastern boundary of that
LGA to Ullawarra Station, then generally northerly and easterly along that Station boundary to the point of intersection of 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 north-easterly by the eastern
boundary of that Application to the intersection with the southern boundary of Native Title Claimant Application WG0160/97 (Tjurabalan), and then generally northerly and north-easterly by the western and northern boundaries of that Application 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