On 26 July 2017 the traditional owners of the north western part of Cape York Peninsula saw the Federal Court of Australia make orders that finalised three native title claims (QUD6158/1998, QUD392/2014, QUD780/2016) by consent. The three determinations are related to the extent that they recognise native title held by persons either comprising, or belonging to, the Northern Cape York Peninsula Regional Society.
Seven Rivers 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
The Seven Rivers Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC acts as agent for the native title rights and interests of the Ankamuthi people in the Cape York Peninsula. The native title rights and interests of the Ankamuthi people were recognised in Ankamuthi People #2 in July 2017. The determination includes an area of land and water around Ducie River in the Cape York Peninsula.
An additional native title claim, Ankamuthi People, has been determined by consent but is not yet registered with the National Native Title Tribunal.
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07 4053 9222
PO Box 2496, CAIRNS QLD 4870
C/- Cape York Land Council, 32 Florence Street, CAIRNS QLD 4870
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