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This instrument recognises the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation as a native title representative body for the Pilbara and Geraldton areas for a two year period from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.
Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Registered 25 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
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Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation) Instrument 2021

I, Ken Wyatt AM, Minister for Indigenous Australians, make the following instrument.

Dated   24 June 2021                          

Ken Wyatt AM

Minister for Indigenous Australians

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

6  Recognised Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body......................................... 2

7  Period of recognition................................................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Description of area (Pilbara)                                                                 3

Description of area (Pilbara)                                                                                                                      3

Map of area (Pilbara)                                                                                                                                 4

 

Schedule 2—Description of area (Geraldton)                                                            5

Description of area (Geraldton)                                                                                                                  5

Map of area (Geraldton)                                                                                                                             6

 

Schedule 3—Repeals                                                                                                     7

Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation) Instrument 2018      7

 

 


 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation) Instrument 2021.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 July 2021

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 203AD(1) of the Native Title Act 1993.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Native Title Act 1993.

Representative Body means a representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander body recognised under section 203AD of the Act.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation means the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 2001) as registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  Recognised Representative Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Body

                For subsection 203AD(1) of the Act, the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation is the recognised Representative Body for the area described in Schedules 1 and 2.

7  Period of recognition

For subsection 203AD(2) of the Act, this recognition as a Representative Body takes effect on 1 July 2021 and ceases to have effect at the end of 30 June 2023.

Schedule 1—Description of area (Pilbara)

 

1   The Pilbara 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.

 

2   In this Schedule:

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

 

 

 


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Schedule 2—Description of area (Geraldton)

 

1   The Geraldton 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.

 

2   In this Schedule:

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

 


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Schedule 3—Repeals

Native Title (Recognition as Representative Body – Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation) Instrument 2018

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.