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Choorechillum (Ngadjon Jii PBC) Aboriginal Corporation

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Overview

The Ngadjon-Jii People’s their native title rights have been recognised over national parks and reserves 47 km south of Cairns in a consent determination made at Malanda by Justice Spender. The determination covers an area over 13,287 ha of land and waters in parts of the Wooroonooran National Park, Topaz Road National Park, Malanda Falls Conservation Park and two quarry reserves. Under the determination, the Ngadjon-Jii People have:

The Ngadjon-Jii People native title claim was lodged in 1999 and talks with the State Government, Cairns City Council, Eacham Shire Council and Ergon Energy have recently concluded with an indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) which establishes how the native title rights and interests will work on the ground.

Managed by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
AIATSIS acknowledges the funding support of the Native Title Branch of
the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C).