Gunggandji PBC Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

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The claim relates to two applications made by the Gurubana Gunggandji and Gungandji People in 1994 and 1995, which were joined in 2001 and registered in 2008. In a consent determination, the Federal Court recognised the Gunggandji People’s:

  • Exclusive native title rights in relation to around 7508 hectares of land and

  • Non-exclusive native title rights over 789 hectares of land and waters.

The consent determination area lies in the vicinity of Yarrabah in far north Queensland and includes the northern part of the Yarrabah Deed of Grant in Trust (‘DOGIT’), including Yarrabah township, the foreshores of Mission Bay, Cape Grafton, Turtle Bay, Wide Bay and Oombunghi beach, part of Malbon Thompson Forest Reserve and two parcels of land on Fitzroy island.

The Gunggandji People negotiated with the State of Queensland, Cairns Regional Council, Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council, Black and White (Quick Service) Taxis Pty Ltd, Ergon Energy Corporation Ltd. Miles Electronics Pty Ltd, Seven Network (Operations) Ltd, Southern Cross Media Australia Pty Ltd, Telstra Corporation Ltd and a number of Yarrabah residents to reach the consent determination.

Type of RNTBC
Trustee
Contact number
07 4056 9126
Postal address
C/- Post Office, YARRABAH QLD 4871
Office Address
13 Smith Street, YARRABAH QLD 4871
Email
PBC size
Medium
Region
QLD
Date of incorporation
22 Jul, 2010
Date of registration
22 Dec, 2011
ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number)
7421
Link to ORIC

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