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Public Notice

Date listed: 28/10/2020

North Queensland Land Council Native Title

Representative Body Aboriginal Corporation
 


               NOTICE OF A NATIVE TITLE COMMUNITY/AUTHORISATION MEETING
BINDAL PEOPLE #2

 

 

Date:               Saturday, 14 November 2020

Time:               10.00AM to 12.30PM and 1.30PM to 4:30PM.

Venue:             Rydges Southbank, Savoy Room, 23 Palmer Street, Townsville QLD 4810

 

COMMUNITY/AUTHORISATION MEETING #1: 10.00AM – 12.30PM

The meeting is open to all members of the Bindal People as currently described who are the descendants of:

  • May Smallwood;
  • Maggie Smith (sister of Polly Smith), the mother of Paddy and Tom Hero; and
  • Polly Smith (sister of Maggie Smith), the mother of Sarah McKenzie; and
  • Kitty, the mother of Luke Stanley Snr.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider recent anthropological research and to authorise:

  1. The expansion of the current claim group description to include the descendants of Jinny (Jenny) Ross and Con Lymburner (Reconfigured Claim Group Description).

If the resolution to include the descendants of Jinny (Jenny) Ross and Con Lymburner is defeated, Community Meeting #2 will not go ahead.

COMMUNITY/AUTHORISATION MEETING #2: 1.30PM – 4.30PM

If the authorisation resolutions at Community Meeting #1 are resolved in the affirmative, this meeting will be open to the Reconfigured Claim Group Description (which includes the descendants of Jinny Ross and Con Lymburner), from 1.30pm.

The purpose of the meeting will be to:

  1. Authorise the Applicant in the Bindal #2 Native Title Claim; and
  2. Provide instructions to NQLC.

 

Should you require assistance with travel or wish to confirm your attendance for catering purposes, please contact Martin Darr, Project Officer on Free Call 1800 814... or 07 4421 ... by CLOSE OF BUSINESS Wednesday, 4 November 2020 for your travel request to be co

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