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NOTICE OF AUTHORISATION MEETINGS OF BIGAMBUL PEOPLE

31/1/2024

NOTICE OF AUTHORISATION MEETINGS OF BIGAMBUL PEOPLE

The Bigambul People are the descendants of the following people:

(a) Nellie Yumbeina
(b) Queen Susan of Welltown
(c) Jack Noble
(d) Sally Murray
(e) Susan, Mother of Duncan Daniels
(f) Jack and James Armstrong

The purposes of the meetings are:

1- Authorisation of New Native Title Determination Applications

At the meeting two new native title claims will be authorised and applicants for the claims will be appointed.




2 – Compensation for impairment and extinguishment of Bigambul Native Title

At the meeting the matter of pursuing compensation from the State of Queensland for impairment and extinguishment of Bigambul Native Title will be discussed and the Bigambul
People will be asked to:

1. Authorise the PBC to negotiate with the State of Queensland (the State) relating to an ILUA providing for compensation for the impairment and extinguishment of native title over their traditional lands.

2. Authorise the PBC to file a further claim seeking compensation for extinguishment and impairment over any part of their traditional lands (including within the external boundaries of the existing determination area and any new Bigambul Native Title Claim) in the Federal Court should it believe such action is necessary or desirable.

3. Direct the PBC to seek the approval of the Bigambul People for any offer by the State to settle the entitlement of Bigambul People to compensation for the impairment and extinguishment of Native Title on their traditional lands (including any proposal for an ILUA).

TIME AND LOCATION OF MEETINGS

Each member of the Bigambul People to attend one of the following Native Title Consultation and Consent Meetings (at their preferred location) below:

26 February 2024 Cherbourg – Community Hall,
22 Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, QLD 4605

27 February 2024 Brisbane

Brisbane International Virginia,
Cnr Sandgate Rd &, Zillmere Rd, Boondall QLD 4034

29 February 2024 Toowoomba

Community Room at Toowoomba Library,
155 Herries St, QLD 4350

1 March 2024 Goondiwindi

Gateway to Training,
15-21 Russell St, Goondiwindi, QLD 4390

The Meetings will commence after the authorisation meeting for the Bigambul QGC ILUA. It is anticipated that this will not be before 1.00pm on the day of the meeting.

REGISTRATION FOR MEETINGS

Please register your attendance by contacting Australian Heritage Specialists on 07 3221...
or by email to bigambul@ahspecialists.com.au on or before 22 February 2024 stating your name, address, email, phone number and the Bigambul apical ancestor from which you are descended.

Brisbane 4000

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Renee Gray

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