The CYLC PBC Support Unit (PBCSU) offers a suite of support services to Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs) across Cape York. The PBCSU values its role in helping native title parties build a strong future for their PBCs as vibrant corporations that protect and maintain country and culture.

The PBCSU delivers a range of support under the four key themes of Compliance, Training, Financial Management and Economic Development to assist PBCs, including:

  • Compliance assistance (eg Directors’ meetings, AGMs and membership drives);
  • Governance training;
  • Constitutional advice;
  • Day-to-day financial management;
  • Financial management training;
  • Assistance with auditing;
  • Assistance with funding and economic development proposals;
  • Access to legal and other accredited advisors;
  • Access to secondee resources; and
  • Mediation.

Native title determinations have resulted in the establishment of the following Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate (RNTBCs / PBCs) in the Cape York Representative Area:

  • Abm Elgoring Ambung Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Kowanyama;
  • Bromley Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Lockhart River;
  • Dhubbi Warra Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Hope Vale;
  • Hopevale Congress Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Hope Vale;
  • Ipima Ikaya Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in the Northern Peninsula Area;
  • Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Mossman;
  • Kuuku Ya’u Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Lockhart River;
  • Mokwiri Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Weipa;
  • Ngan Aak-Kunch Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Aurukun;
  • Thaa-Nguigarr Strathgordon Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Pormpuraaw;
  • Walmbaar Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC based in Hope Vale; and
  • Wuthathi Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC for the Shelburne Bay area.
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Phone: (07) 4053 9222
Fax: (07) 4051 0097
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Email: info@cylc.org.au