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Yamatji Nation Agreement

If you have an application to join Yamatji Southern Regional Corporation Limited (YSRC) or would like to know more about the agreement, please contact the Company at the Yamatjicentral@outlook.com All existing agreements remain in effect. As of the date of final registration, DMIRS is required to apply the inheritance condition under YNILUA Section 22.5 when mining properties, title are granted in accordance with the Oil and Geothermal Energy Resources Act of 1967 and pipeline licences under the Pipelines Petroleum Act of 1969. On February 7, 2020, a Federal Court of Justice hearing for the Yamatji Claim Nation was held in Geraldton. It included both a local provision to grant title and signature of the Attraction of Yamatji Nation ILUA with the State Government of Western Australia. Last week, the Yamatji Nation Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) was registered, a major step towards Aboriginal self-determination in Australia`s Midwest-West. “Self-determination means self-management and a concrete policy that allows a people to determine their own life and future. Agreements such as the one negotiated by yamatji nation are a step in that direction. They are a step to fill the void, have a strong voice and have the resources to protect and manage their own country. The production of the nation`s native yamatji title determination and the signing of the Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) in Geraldton were significant achievements.

On February 7, 2020, after a hearing in federal court, a pioneering indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) and a Yamatji Claim Nation approval decision were celebrated. The Yamatji Nation ILUA is one of the largest national title agreements in Australia. As part of the agreement, half a billion dollars in benefits will be provided to local titleholders across the region to support the social and economic well-being of current and future generations. The parties agreed on the principle on July 30, 2019. Negotiations between TONT and Western Australian officials began on November 14 and 15, 2017 in Geraldton. TONT has negotiated face-to-face with the state until December 2019 in order to reach the best possible agreement. The (YPSHA) is located in Schedule 17 (YNILUA) and reflects the Yamatji Government Standard Heritage Agreement (YGSHA). YPSHA provides a model agreement for supporters if they do not wish to enter into another cultural heritage agreement with the regional unit. “We would like to congratulate the Yamatji Nation Traditional Owners who have worked so hard to bring this agreement to life. Yamatji Nation ILUA will ensure that traditional landowners participate in the economic development benefits of their lands and guarantee their financial independence to their communities.¬†YNILUA will provide a permanent package of benefits to ensure long-term self-determination and economic independence and opportunities for the Yamatji people.