The Tjurabalan native title claim was finalised on 20 August 2001 when the Federal Court recognised exclusive native title rights and interests of the Tjurabalan native title claimants.
The Tjurabalan Native Title Lands (Aboriginal Corporation) was appointed the prescribed body corporate to hold the native title rights on trust on behalf of the Tjurabalan native title holders. Tjurabalan Native Title Lands (Aboriginal Corporation) manages all of its own affairs without support from Central Desert.
|Federal Court of Australia Summary|
|Title:||Ngalpil v Premier and The State of Western Australia|
|Applicant Names:||Palmer Gordon Ngalpil, Sandy Cox, Rex John, Paraku (George Wallaby), David Skeen, Kilampi, Boxer Milgner, Ivy Robertson, Gracie Long, Clancy Sturt, Mona Green, Wirrimanu (Robert Rallah), Tomato Gordon, Bessie Doonday, Speeler Sturt, Veronica Lulu, Reggie Chungulla, Raymond Chungulla, Boxer Jalarku, Linda Yandanalli, Chamia Napurulla, Ned Cox Yanpiei and Violet Campbell Barangnali|
|Application type:||Claimant Application|
|Date filed:||18 December 1997|
|FCA No:||WAD 160 of 1997|
|National Native Title Tribunal Summary|
|Register of NT claims:||Not registered|
|NNTT Status:||Finalised – fully determined|
|Area Description/Location:||South of Halls Creek near NT border|
|Claim area size (approximate):||25,917.776km2|
|Notification closing date:||–|
|Date Finalised:||20 August 2001|
|Determination type:||Consent Determination – fully determined|
|Determination date:||20 August 2001|
|NT rights and interests recognised:||The determination of native title recognises the following rights and interests in the area of the determination:the right to possess, occupy, use and enjoy the land and waters of the determination area to the exclusion of all others, including:
|Nominated Prescribed Body Corporate:||Tjurabalan Native Title Land (Aboriginal Corporation)|
|PBC Contact details:||Contact Officer: Donovan Jenkins
Balgo Aboriginal Community
PMB 7 via Halls Creek WA 6770
Central Desert does not service the Tjurabalan determination area.
Please contact the Tjurabalan Native Title Aboriginal Corporation, cl- Balgo Community PMB 7 via Halls Creek WA 6770, if you have any queries in relation to Land Access within the Tjurabalan determination area.
|Native Title Consent Determination||Ngalpil v Western Australia  FCA 1140 (20 August 2001)|
|Reasons for Judgment on Nomination of Prescribed Body Corporate||Ngalpil v Western Australia  FCA 1098 (9 October 2003)|
|PBC Rules||Tjurabalan Native Title Lands Aboriginal Corporation Rules of Association|