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Future Act Determination Details

QLD - Future Act Determination - QF2014/0003, QF2014/0004

​QF2014/0003, QF2014/0004
NNTTA 16 (08 April 2015)
Future act determination
Queensland  
Mr James McNamara (Member)
​Adani Mining Pty Ltd (grantee party)
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Adrian Burragubba, Patrick Malone and Irene White on behalf of the Wangan and Jagalingou People (QC2004/006) (native title party)   
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The State of Queensland (Government party)
08/04/2015
An inquiry into future act determination applications
Future Act - May be done
​Representatives of the grantee party: Mr William Oxby and Ms Alice Hoban, Herbert Smith Freehills

Representative of the native title party: Ms Nadia Rosenman, Chalk & Fitzgerald
 
Representatives of the Government party: Ms Leilehua Helu, Crown Law, Ms Julieanne Butteriss, Department of Natural Resources and Mines
​Native title – future act – applications for the grant of mining leases – s 39 criteria considered – effect on registered native title rights and interests – effect of act on sites or areas of particular significance – interests, proposals, opinions or wishes of native title party – economic or other significance of acts – public interest in doing of acts – any other matters the Tribunal considers relevant – determination that the act may be done – reduced tenement area – partial abandonment – absence of native title party evidence – insufficient evidence – parties to the inquiry – meaning of native title party.
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld) s 8; Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld) s 23; Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld) s 160; Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 (Qld) s 169; Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) s 430; Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) s 431; Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth); Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Qld) s 276; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 109; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 141; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 151; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 24MD; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 30; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 31; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 35; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 36; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 38; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 39; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 61; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 66B; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 76; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 77; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 238; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 253; Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld), s 20; State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld); Environmental Protection Act 1994 (Qld) s 319 ; Environmental Protection Regulation 2008 (Qld) ; Mineral Resources Act 1989 (Qld) s 307; Mineral Resources Regulation 2013 (Qld) s 22; Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) s 23B;

Adani Mining Pty Ltd/Jessie Diver & Ors on behalf of the Wangan and Jagalingou People/State of Queensland [2013] NNTTA 52 (‘Adani Mining v Wangan and Jagalingou’)

Cameron/Ernest Hoolihan, Hazel Illin, Elsie Thompson (Gugu Badhun)/State of Queensland [2006] NNTTA 3 (‘Cameron v Gugu Badhun’)

Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd/Birri People/Queensland [2010] NNTTA 148 (‘Carpentaria Gold v Birri People’)

Cheedy on behalf of the Yindjibarndi People v Western Australia (includes Corrigendum dated 6 July 2010) [2010] FCA 690 (‘Cheedy v Western Australia’)

Cheinmora v Striker Resources NL & Ors (1996) 142 ALR 21(‘Cheinmora v Striker Resources’)

Drake Coal Pty Ltd, Byerwen Coal Pty Ltd/Grace Smallwood & Ors (Birri People)/State of Queensland, [2012] NNTTA 31 (‘Drake Coal v Smallwood’)

FMG Pilbara Pty Ltd/Ned Cheedy and Others on behalf of the Yindjibarndi People/Western Australia [2009] NNTTA 91 (‘FMG Pilbara v Yindjibarndi People’)

Griffin Coal Mining Co Pty Ltd/Nyungar People (Gnaala Karla Booja)/Western Australia [2006] NNTTA 19 (‘Griffin Coal v Nyungar People’)

Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Pty Ltd/Western Australia/Albert Darby Winder and others, [2001] NNTTA 50; (2001) 164 FLR 361 (‘Monkey Mia v Albert Darby Winder’)

Peter George Hunt and Others v Widi People of the Nebo Estate #1 and Another [2014] NNTTA 120 (‘Hunt v Widi People of the Nebo Estate #’1)

Placer (Granny Smith) Pty Ltd and Granny Smith Mines Limited/Western Australia/Ron Harrington-Smith & Ors on behalf of the Wongatha people, [2000] NNTTA 67 (‘Placer (Granny Smith) v Wongatha People’)

Queensland Gas Company Limited & Ors/Iman People #2; Mandandanji People/Queensland [2010] NNTTA 210 (‘QGC v Iman People #2’)

Western Australia/Judy Hughes & Others on behalf of the Thalanyji People, Ronald Crowe and Others on behalf of Gnulli/Rough Range Oil Pty Ltd, [2004] NNTTA 108 (‘Western Australia v Thalanyji and Gnulli’)

Western Australia v Thomas and Others (1996) 133 FLR 124; [1996] NNTTA 30 (‘Western Australia v Thomas’)

Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Corporation v Western Australia and Another (2009) 232 FLR 169; [2009] NNTTA 49; (2009) 2 ALR 214 (‘Western Desert Lands v Holocene’)