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This Proclamation declares the area specified in the Schedule to be the Uluru (Ayres Rock-Mount Olga) National Park.
Administered by: Environment and Energy
General Comments: This Proclamation was originally made under section 7(2) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975, and pursuant to Part 2 of Schedule 4 of the Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999, is continued in force under section 344 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 25
Registered 30 Oct 2008
Gazetted 24 May 1977

 

PROCLAMATION

 

Commonwealth of Australia

 

A. R. CUTLER

Administrator

By His Excellency the

Governor-General of

the Commonwealth of

Australia

 

WHEREAS it is provided by sub-section (2) of section 7 of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 that, amongst other things, the Governor-General may, by Proclamation, declare an area specified in the Proclamation to be a park and assign a name to that park:

 

AND WHEREAS it is provided by sub-section (11) of that section that the Governor-General shall not make a Proclamation under that section except after consideration by the Federal Executive Council of a report by the Director of National Parks and Wildlife in relation to the matter dealt with by the Proclamation:

 

AND WHEREAS the Federal Executive Council has considered a report by the Director of National Parks and Wildlife in relation to declaring the area specified in the Schedule to be a park:

 

AND WHEREAS, by reason of section 16A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, a reference in an Act to the Governor-General is, unless the contrary intention appears, to be deemed to include the person for the time being administering the Government of the Commonwealth and is, unless the contrary intention appears, to be read as referring to that person acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council:

 

NOW THEREFORE I, Sir Arthur Roden Cutler, the Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby declare the area specified in the Schedule, together with the subsoil beneath the land within that area extending to a depth of 1000 metres below the surface, to be a park and assign to that park the name 'Uluru (Ayers Rock-Mount Olga) National Park'.

 

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SCHEDULE

 

Description of Area of Park

 

All that piece of land in the Northern Territory of Australia containing an area of 132,550 hectares more or less commencing at the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 16 minutes south with the prolongation north of the eastern boundary of the Petermann Aboriginal Reserve, then south along that prolongation to the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 25 minutes south, then west along that parallel to the meridian of longitude 130 degrees 40 minutes east, then north along that meridian to the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 4 minutes 54 seconds south, then south easterly to a point of latitude 25 degrees 7 minutes 24 seconds south and longitude 130 degrees 45 minutes east, then south along that meridian to the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 16 minutes south, then east along that parallel to the point of commencement, excepting-

(a)            all that piece of land containing an area of 4.04 hectares more or less commencing at a point that bears 92 degrees 56 minutes 30 seconds for a distance of 1661.42 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 150 degrees 22 minutes for a distance of 201.17 metres, 240 degrees 22 minutes for a distance of 201.17 metres, 330 degrees 22 minutes for a distance of 201.17 metres and 60 degrees 22 minutes for a distance of 201.17 metres to the point of commencement;

(b)           all that piece of land containing an area of 2.95 hectares more or less commencing at a point that bears 151 degrees 28 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 2652.54 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 161 degrees 58 minutes 50 seconds for a distance of 164.59 metres, 251 degrees 58 minutes 50 seconds for a distance of 179.83 metres, 341 degrees 58 minutes 50 seconds for a distance of 164.59 metres and 71 degrees 58 minutes 50 seconds for a distance of 179.83 metres to the point of commencement;

(c)            all that piece of land containing an area of 2.94 hectares more or less commencing at a point that bears 168 degrees 26 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 2388.26 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 157 degrees 38 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 209.09 metres, 247 degrees 37 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 140.82 metres, 337 degrees 37 minutes 30 seconds for a distance of 209.09 metres and 67 degrees 37 minutes 40 seconds for a distance of 140.82 metres to the point of commencement;

(d)           all that piece of land containing an area of 5.38 hectares more or less commencing at a point that bears 118 degrees 35 minutes 40 seconds for a distance of 1719.16 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 108 degrees 32 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 263.88 metres, 198 degrees 43 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 201.62 metres, 287 degrees 44 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 265.95 metres and 19 degrees 17 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 205.34 metres to the point of commencement;

(e)            all that piece of land containing an area of 2060 square metres more or less commencing at a point that bears 128 degrees 7 minutes 30 seconds for a distance of 2021.27 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 91 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.2 metres, 181 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.72 metres, 271 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.2 metres and 1 degree 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.72 metres to the point of commencement;

(f)             all that piece of land containing an area of 464 square metres more or less commencing at a point that bears 121 degrees 19 minutes 40 seconds for a distance of 663.01 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 110 degrees 9 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 30.48 metres, 200 degrees 9 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 15.24 metres, 290 degrees 9 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 30.48 metres and 20 degrees 9 minutes 10 seconds for a distance of 15.24 metres to the point of commencement; and

(g)            all that piece of land containing an area of 4040 square metres more or less commencing at a point that bears 128 degrees 7 minutes 30 seconds for a distance of 2021.27 metres and then 91 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.2 metres from the intersection of the parallel of latitude 25 degrees 20 minutes 13.47 seconds south with the meridian of longitude 131 degrees 2 minutes 46.87 seconds east, then bearing 91 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 88.39 metres, 181 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.72 metres, 271 degrees 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 88.39 metres and 1 degree 27 minutes 20 seconds for a distance of 45.72 metres to the point of commencement.

 

GIVEN under my Hand and the Great Seal

(L.S.)   of Australia on 24 May 1977.

 

By His Excellency's Command,

 

 

KEVIN NEWMAN

Minister of State for Environment,

Housing and Community Development

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!