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Scott Franks and Anor on behalf of the Plains Clans of the Wonnarua People (NC2013/006)

Application nameScott Franks and Anor on behalf of the Plains Clans of the Wonnarua People
Tribunal file no.NC2013/006
Federal Court file no.NSD39/2019
Application typeClaimant
Date filed19/08/2013
State or TerritoryNew South Wales
Area descriptionThe claim encompasses the Hunter Valley, west of Newcastle, extending generally north-westerly to the Upper Hunter and the Liverpool Ranges to Murrurundi, and southerly to the Hunter Range past Cessnock.
Approximate area size (sq km)9494.2543
Local government area(s)Cessnock City Council, Dungog Shire Council, Hawkesbury City Council, Maitland City Council, Muswellbrook Shire Council, Upper Hunter Shire Council, Singleton Council
Representative A/TSI body area(s)New South Wales
Applicant's representativeChalk & Behrendt Lawyers and Consultants Pty Ltd
Dates registered on the Register of Native Title Claims Registered from 16/01/2015 to 2/03/2020
Application status Discontinued

Registration Decision(s)

Tribunal file no.Decision resultDecision typeDecision dateReason for decisionLink to Register
NC2013/006-3AcceptedFull Decision 16/01/2015 pdf
NC2013/006-1Not AcceptedFull Decision 27/02/2014 pdf


No determinations of native title have been made for this application