The Gingirana #3 & #4 native title claims are extensions of the existing Gingirana (WAD 6002 of 2003) native title claim (determined by way of consent on 7 December 2017).
Gingirana #3 claim was authorised by the native title holders at a meeting at Kumarina Roadhouse on 11 August 2020. The claim was filed on 15 July 2021 and met the conditions of the registration test on 17 September 2021. The claim covers the unclaimed area to the west of Gingirana known as Cardowan Hill.
Gingirana #4 claim was authorised at the same authorisation meeting on 11 August 2020 at Kumarina Roadhouse. The claim was filed on 6 October 2020 and it met the conditions of the registration test on 12 April 2021. The claim covers the area to the south of Gingirana and is subject to an overlapping claim lodged by the Yugunga-Nya People. The claim was programmed to trial at the end of 2021 and is currently hearing on country evidence.
Claim – Gingirana #4
|Federal Court of Australia Summary|
|Title:||Slim Williams & Ors v The State of Western Australia|
|Applicant Names:||Slim Williams, Clive Sampson, James Coppin|
|Application type:||Claimant Application|
|Date filed:||6 October 2020|
|FCA No:||WAD 230 of 2003|
|National Native Title Tribunal Summary|
|Register of NT claims:||12 April 2021|
|Area Description/Location:||Central Desert Region and Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Claim area size (approximate):||4039.4836km|
|Notification closing date:||27 October 2021|
There has been no determination of native title.
There has been no nomination of a Prescribed Body Corporate
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