Prescribed Body Corporate
Land Access and Future Acts



The Kultju native title determination application covers the Barwidgee and Wonganoo pastoral leases and was filed in the Federal Court on 28 May 2018 and determined by consent on 30 October 2019.

The Kultju native title holders nominated Kultju Aboriginal Corporation as their prescribed body corporate.

Federal Court of Australia Summary
Title: Sceghi on behalf of the Kultju Native Title Claim Group v State of Western Australia [2019]
Applicant Names: Keith Sceghi, Colleen Berry, Danny Brett Ulrich, Sandra Wongawol.
Application type: Claimant Application
Date filed: 28 May 2018
FCA No: WAD 225 of 2018
Native Title Tribunal Summary
NNTT No: WCD2019/012
Register of NT Claims: Registered
NNTT Status: Active
Area Description/Location: Goldfields Region, Western Australia
Claim Area Size (approximately): 5,491 km2
Notification Status: Notification complete
Notification period: 21 November 2018
In mediation: No
Date Finalised: 20 July 2018

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Determination Type: Consent Determination
Determination Date: 30 October 2019
NT Rights and interests recognised: The determination of native title recognises the following rights and interests in the area of the determination:
(a) The right to access, remain in and use that area;
(b) the right to access, take and use the resources of that area for any purpose;
(c) the right to engage in spiritual and cultural activities in that area; and
(d) the right to maintain and protect places of significance on that areas.

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Prescribed Body Corporate

Nominated Prescribed Body Corporate: Kultju (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC
PBC Contact Details: Contact person: Rebecca Parker
Kultju (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC
c/- 76 Wittenoom Street
East Perth WA 6004

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Land Access & Future Acts

Kultju (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC is the registered Native Title Body Corporate on the National Native Title Register. Therefore any access onto the native title area is regulated by the future acts process in the Native Title Act.

Access to Kultju native title claim for mining or petroleum tenure purposes

Exploration and prospecting mineral titles
Kultju (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC has developed a standard agreement to offer to mining companies in relation to exploration work on their determined lands. Depending upon the location of the mining tenure, either a Land Access Agreement or an Exploration and Prospecting Licence will be offered.

Other mineral and petroleum titles
Kultju (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC requires all mining companies who wish to explore on mining leases to commence negotiations on the impact that projects have had or will have on native title. All other mineral and petroleum title applications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.


Please contact our Future Acts Officer, if you wish to access the Kultju area area or have any queries in relation to Land Access on the Kultju area.

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