QLD - Native title determination summary - Waanyi Peoples 

Short name: Waanyi Peoples
Case name: Aplin on behalf of the Waanyi Peoples v State of Queensland (No 3) [2010] FCA 1515
State or Territory: Queensland
Location: Approximately 120kms south of the Gulf of Carpentaria
Outcome: Native title exists in the entire determination area
Native title holders: Waanyi People
Legal process: Litigated determination
Date of determination: 09/12/2010
Date/s of effect: 14/07/2011
Registered on National Native Title Register: Yes
Registered native title body corporate: Waanyi Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Application(s) affected by the determination

Short name: Waanyi Peoples
Application type: Native title determination application: claimant
Tribunal file no.: QC99/23
Federal Court no.: QUD6022/1999
Determination status: Fully determined

Further information about this determination


Please note, on 9 December 2010, among other things, the Federal Court made orders that this determination of native title would become effective on the registration of the Waanyi People Boodjamulla National Park ILUA (the ILUA) on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements (see orders 13 and 14 of the determination). The ILUA was registered on 14 July 2011.

Please also note that this matter was resolved predominantly by consent with the exception of one respondent whose issue was resolved by litigation.  


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