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Geraldton Native Title Claims

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​There are 19 native title claims in the Geraldton region and 'pastoral access' is a matter of importance.  Many of the claims in this region are represented by the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation. Learn more about native title representative bodies.

To date there have been five native title determinations in this region.

​​Learn more about native title agreements or read the Guide to the Government Indigenous Land Use Agreement and Standard Heritage Agreements – October 2014 (PDF 88KB) or (HTML 107KB).


Native Title Claims in the Geraldton region

Claim NameRegistration StatusNNTT NumberFederal Court Number
Gnulli 2​Not Registered​WC2018/015​WAD366/2018
Hutt RiverRegisteredWC2000/001WAD6001/2000
The Malgana Shark Bay People’s ApplicationRegisteredWC1998/017WAD6236/98
​Malgana 2​Not Registered​WC2018/014​WAD339/2018
Malgana 3​Not Registered​WC2018/018​WAD402/2018
Mullewa Wadjari CommunityRegisteredWC1996/093WAD6119/1998
Nanda PeopleRegisteredWC2000/013WAD6136/1998
Nanda 2​Not Registered​WC2018/010​WAD286/2018
Southern YamatjiRegistered​WC2017/002​WAD6002/2004
Wajarri YamatjiRegisteredWC2004/010WAD6033/1998
Wajarri Yamatji #2​Not Registered​WC2017/004​WAD382/2017
​Wajarri Yamatji #3​Not Registered​WC2018/001​WAD32/2018
Wajarri Yamatji #4​Not Registered​WC2018/002​WAD44/2018
​Wajarri Yamatji #5​Not Registered​WC2018/006​WAD157/2018
Wajarri Yamatji #6​Not Registered​WC2018/016​WAD373/2018
Wajarri Yamatji (Byro Plains)​Not Registered​WC2018/008​WAD278/2018
Widi MobRegisteredWC1997/072WAD6193/1998
Yugunga-Nya PeopleRegisteredWC1999/046WAD6132/1998

Note: The content of this table is provided for general informational purposes only. It does not constitute legal or any other professional advice and does not claim to be comprehensive. Every reasonable effort is made to maintain accuracy.


Further Information

Search the National Native Title Tribunals' Register of Native Title Claims.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.