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ILUAs: ILUA subject to objection (not withdrawn) and/or adverse material

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Type of RNTBC
Trustee
Contact number
08 9325 4396
Postal address
C/- Roe Legal Services Level 3, 12 Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
Office address
Same as Postal address
Email
PBC size
Small
Region
WA
Date of incorporation
Date of registration
ICN (Indigenous Corporation Number)
7971
PBC activity feed

Court rules against WA government after 15-year native title dispute with the Banjima people

An Aboriginal corporation which steered a successful native title claim over WA's resource rich Pilbara region says the government should have negotiated instead of going to court. The Banjima people of the Central Pilbara have won recognition of cultural rights over more than 10,000 square kilometres of land.

On 11th March 2014, the Federal Court recognised the native title rights of the Banjima People at their on-country determination held in Karijini National Park in the Central Pilbara.

The Banjima people of the central Pilbara in Western Australia are celebrating the end of a 15-year battle to see their cultural rights recognised over more than 10,000 square km of land.

Determination outcomes

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