Native Title

Balanggarra Combined and Balanggarra 3

The Balanggarra native title area is covered by three claims; Balanggarra Combined, Balanggarra #3 and Balanggarra #4. The Balanggarra Combined and Balanggarra #3 claims were determined by the Federal Court on August 7, 2013. The claim area covers more than 30,343 sq km of country in the north Kimberley including the Wyndham township, Kalumburu, Oombulgurri and Forest River Aboriginal reserves, Carson River pastoral lease, parts of the Drysdale River National Park and unallocated crown land at Cape Londonderry, Carson River and the Cambridge Gulf Coast. The Balanggarra #4 claim was lodged with the National Native Title Tribunal on May 29, 2013 and covers 42 sq km of unallocated crown land. The Balanggarra Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC holds on trust the native title rights and interests of Balanggarra Traditional Owners.


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