The Yawuru Prescribed Body Corporate Indigenous Land Use Agreement and the Yawuru Area Agreement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (the Yawuru Agreements) is between the State Government, the Yawuru people and other parties and covers approximately 5,300 square kilometres of land in and around Broome. The agreements finalised in 2010 address issues affecting land development, by resolving heritage issues and by releasing the State from any liability for compensation related to the Rubibi native claim. The agreements also provide $56 million in monetary benefits for:
- capacity building
- preservation of culture and heritage
- economic development
- joint management of a proposed conservation estate
Read summaries about the two agreements on the 'Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements website'.
Yawuru Prescribed Body Corporate Agreement (ILUA):
Please note there are a large number of maps incorporated into this agreement but because of website size restrictions they have not been included on this webpage. If you require any agreement maps please contact us.
Yawuru Area Agreement (ILUA):