Mokwiri

The Mokwiri Aboriginal Corporation administers land on behalf of members of six language affiliated groups described as the Yupungathi, Tjungundji, Taepadhighi, Mbakwithi, Thankakwithi and Anathangay. Their native title rights and interests were recognised in the Northern Cape York #2 Native Title Claim Group determination of 20 June 2014.

The court recognised that the applicants held exclusive native title rights over an area described in the case as Schedule 1, Part 1 and that the applicants held non-exclusive native title rights over an area described in the case as Schedule 1, Part 2. The determination area includes land and waters in the north west of the Cape York Peninsula, lying to the north between the Ducie and Wenlock Rivers and Cox Creek and Mission River and Myall Creek in the south.

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Source: www.nativetitle.org.au

Additional Resources

Public documents can be accessed through the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) website.

Documents include:

  • Members list
  • General Reports
  • Rule Book
  • Media releases by ORIC about this organisation
  • Change of information and
  • any other documentation as required by ORIC

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Directors

Ms Alison Arthur Sailor
Ms Andrea Fay Toby
Mrs Celia Paulina Fletcher
Mr Charles Kenneth Budby
Mr Gabriel Albert Mairu (Chairperson)
Miss Josephine Samson-Narara
Ms Kami Samson-Narara
Ms Linda Faye McLachlan
Miss Rhonda Gail Parry
Ms Christina Ah Mat
Mr Simon Kennedy
Ms Cynthia Jingle

Contact details

5 Chillie Nhee Court
PO Box 1339
Weipa QLD 4874


Telephone: 0439 343 971
Email: mokwiripbc@gmail.com

 


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