Cape York Land Council Enterprise Agreement
Participants in the project were parishioners and elders, traditional owners, registered aboriginals, members of the city council, the Woorabinda Pastoral Company and the departments of primary industries and fisheries, development and innovation of the state; and the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. Opened in April 2004, the Gab Titui Cultural Centre on Gab Titui Island has achieved the long-term goal of Torres Strait Islander communities to own and operate a cultural centre to support and strengthen strong families and strong cultures and to promote the regional development of the arts and cultural industries. In the Carpentaria Regional Council area, the following PBCs have been registered: The Cape York Land Council respects the fact that all traditional owners have autonomy and speak to their own country. If you are planning to visit one of the islands or municipalities on Torres Street, it is important that you contact the Divisional Council Office (Iceland) in advance, inform them of your intentions and receive up-to-date information about the community, services and accommodation available, as well as any cultural protocols that may be followed. In the case of Torres Strait Island Regional Territory (TSIRC), it is punishable to travel to municipalities without a frequentation permit if you are not covered by specific exceptions. For more information, visit the TSIRC website. On November 25, 2020, Cape York Regional Council employees will be in Napranum to meet with people with local interests in the areas shown on the map below. The aim of this meeting is to discuss a draft agreement on cultural heritage on the sites of the Current Hospital and Ancient Weipa, designated respectively as Lot 407 and Lot 12. The details of the meetings are:Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 – 12:30 – 17:00Venue: PCYC, Napranum 129 Napranum Road Napranum Qld 4874 There are several processes to resolve native title issues related to applications for mining and exploration agencies in Queenland. Learn more about application processes. When applying for a mining or exploration authority, a search may be conducted to determine whether the proposed area is subject to the native title. The Business and Industry portal on the Queensland government website contains information and a guide on the right to advance negotiations, including how the process works, the timetable, costs and negotiations with local parties under the title. The right to negotiate (RTN) allows the parties registered to negotiate with the candidates how the proposed activities could affect their national rights and interests.
The rtn process does not give a local incumbent party a veto, but ensures that the parties negotiate the future law in good faith. Woorabinda Land Management Program was designed to improve the well-being and benefits of individuals, families, businesses and communities by effectively balancing the policies and actions of a group of government authorities with the needs of communities. The Community`s identified needs were the acquisition and sharing of land planning and management skills to create business and employment opportunities; Understand government processes and the capabilities of government services; and strengthen community cohesion and traditional protocols, storytelling and learning methods to exchange cultural and technical knowledge. A guide to private and state land use agreements (ILUAs) can be accessed on the Queensland government`s Business and Industry portal.