Gawler Ranges Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Determination: In effect - Finalised

Determination: In effect - Not Finalised

Determination: Conditional - Full

Outcome: Native title does not exist

Outcome: Native title exists (exclusive)

Outcome: Native title exists (non-exclusive)

Outcome: Native title extinguished

ILUAs: ILUA registered

ILUAs: ILUA in notification

ILUAs: ILUA notification ended

ILUAs: ILUA subject to objection (not withdrawn) and/or adverse material

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The Gawler Ranges Aboriginal Corporation was incorporated on the 16 December 2011 and administers land on behalf of the Gawler Ranges People. They were first recognised in the McNamara/Gawler Ranges People determination that was handed down on 19 December 2011. The Gawler Ranges native title consent determination recognises the non-exclusive native title rights to access, hunt, fish, camp gather and use the natural resources, undertake cultural activities, conduct ceremonies and meetings, and protect places of cultural and religious significance.

The determination arose from a native title claim first lodged in 1997 over an area of approximately 34,000 square kilometres in the Gawler Ranges area and Lake Gardiner National Park in South Australia. The consent determination recognises the Gawler Ranges peoples non-exclusive native title rights to access, hunt, fish, and camp gather and use natural resources, undertake cultural activities, conduct ceremonies and meetings, and protect places of cultural and religious significance.

Type of RNTBC
Agent
Contact number
08 8210 1236
Postal address
C/- Norman Waterhouse Lawyers Level 15, 45 Pirie Street, ADELAIDE SA 5000
Office address
Suite 13, 15-15A Darling Terrace, WHYALLA SA 5600
Email
PBC size
Small
Region
SA
Date of incorporation
Date of registration
ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number)
7652
PBC activity feed

"For the first time Aboriginal people from the Gawler Ranges will have a say about their country and in particular, the national parks in the area and we now have three Aboriginal rangers in the Gawler Ranges National Park and this will only improve the way these parks are managed," he said.

"It is a very important occasion first for the Gawler Ranges people, because it represents a recognition by all of the Australian people of something they have always known: that they are the people of this country," he said.

The rights of the Gawler Ranges people to live on their land and maintain their cultural traditions were cemented today with the Federal Court’s recognition of the Gawler Ranges native title rights.

Determination outcomes

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