The Untiri Pulka native title determination application was filed on 19 September 2019 and determined on 27 July 2020. The Untiri Pulka native title holders nominated Pila Nguru Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC as their prescribe body corporate to hold the native title rights on trust.
|Federal Court of Australia Summary|
|Title:||Minning on behalf of the Untiri Pulka Native Title Group v State of Western Australia  FCA 1051|
|Applicant Names:||James Minning|
|Application type:||Claimant Application|
|Date filed:||19 September 2019|
|FCA No:||WAD 472 of 2019|
|National Native Title Tribunal Summary|
|Register of NT Claims:||Registered|
|Area Description/Location:||South east areas of the Central Desert region|
|Claim area size (approximate):||66,309.23 km2|
|Notification Status:||Notification complete|
|Notification closing date:||31 March 2020|
|Date Finalised:||27 July 2020|
|Determination Type:||Consent Determination|
|Determination Date:||27 July 2020|
|NT rights and interests recognised:|| The determination of native title recognises the right to possession, occupation, use and enjoyment to the exclusion of all others over most of the determination area:
a) The right to access, remain in and use that part;
b) the right to access, take and use the resources of that part for any purpose;
c) the right to engage in spiritual and cultural activities in that part; and
d) the right to maintain and protect places of significance on that part.
|Nominated Prescribed Body Corporate:||Pila Nguru (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC|
|PBC Contact Details:||Contact Person: Richard West
Pila Nguru (Aboriginal Corporation)RNTBC
Pila Nguru (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC is the registered Native Title Body Corporate on the National Native Title Register. Therefore, any access on to the native title area is regulated by the future acts process in the Native Title Act.
Exploration and prospecting mineral titles
Pila Nguru (Aboriginal Corporation) RNTBC has standard agreements to offer to mining companies in relation to exploration work on their determined lands depending upon the location and type of the mining tenure.
Other mineral and petroleum titles
Pila Nguru (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.
For more information about land access and future acts, please contact Central Desert Native Title Services.