Native title determination summary - Miriuwung-Gajerrong (Western Australia) 

Short name: Miriuwung-Gajerrong (Western Australia)
Case name: Attorney-General of the Northern Territory v Ward [2003] FCAFC 283
State or Territory: Western Australia
Location: Near Kununurra
Outcome: Native title exists in parts of the determination area
Native title holders: Miriuwung (including Yirralalem, Ngamoowalem, Wiram, Yardanggarlm, Nganalam and Mandangala), Gajerrong, Doolboong, Wardenybeng and Gija and, in respect to Boorroongoong (Lacrosse Island), also Balangarra.
Legal process: Consent determination
Date of determination: 09/12/2003
Date/s of effect: 09/12/2003, 26/07/2005
Associated decisions:

Ward v Western Australia (1998) 159 ALR 483; [1998] FCA 1478 (first instance)

Western Australia v Ward [2000] FCA 611 (Full Court)

Western Australia v Ward (2000) 99 FCR 316; [2000] FCA 191 (reasons for decision)

Western Australia v Ward (2000) 213 CLR 1; (2002) 191 ALR 1; [2002] HCA 28

Registered on National Native Title Register: Yes
Registered native title body corporate: Miriuwung and Gajerrong #1 (Native Title Prescribed Body Coporate) Aboriginal Corporation

Application(s) affected by the determination

Short name: Miriuwung-Gajerrong #1
Application type: Native title determination application: claimant
Tribunal file no.: WC94/2
Federal Court no.: WAD6001/95
Determination status: Fully determined

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