NOTICE OF CONSULTATION EPM 28395 & 28490 – Taragon Valley Pty Ltd Wik and Wik Way Native Title Determination No. 3 Cape York United # 1 Native Title Claim (QUD673/2014)

Jan 25, 2024

This notice is to advise that Cape York Land Council (CYLC) will be facilitating a meeting for people who hold Native Title rights and interests in the proposed Exploration Permits for Minerals (EPMs) 28395 and 28490 (as shown on the map below). On 10 May 2023, the Department of Resources issued a notification under section 29(7) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA), identifying that EPMs 28395 and 28490 are acts that attract the expedited procedure.

Details of the meeting are as follows:

Who: People who hold or may hold native title rights and interests in the EPM area
Date: Thursday 15 February 2024
When: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Venue:* Rydges Esplanade, 209 – 217 Abbott Street, Cairns Queensland 4870

*Video conference facilities will also be available. Please contact us at the number or email below for login details.

Purpose of this meeting:

The purpose of this meeting is for CYLC to:

  • provide an update on this matter, including the outcome of the meeting with the Explorer held on 24 November 2023;
  • discuss cultural heritage within EPMs 28395 and 28490;
  • discuss cultural heritage protections required within EPMs 28395 and 28490; and
  • take instruction to progress this matter.

Please contact Sana Dorante at CYLC on freecall 1800 623 548, or email if you have any questions regarding this notice or to confirm your attendance. If there are any changes to this meeting, this will be advised on CYLC’s Facebook page and website.

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