First transfer of land to Kariyarra people

Posted: April 5th, 2018

The Kariyarra people are proud to announce that the State Government has approved the transfer of two lots of unallocated Crown land as part of the historic Kariyarra and State of Western Australia Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) that was signed in September 2017.Key benefits to be delivered under the ILUA include:

  • houses in South and Port Hedland,
  • management Order for several reserves for the use and benefit of Aboriginal people, both town based and further away in the claim area, and
  • financial benefits.

The transfer of this land is the first parcels of land to be transferred under the Agreement to the Kariyarra.

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