Native Title Claim – Ngemba/Ngiyampaa People

A new Native Title Claim has been made by the Ngemba/Ngiyampaa People in the vicinity of the town of Cobar, extending from Walgett and Bourke in the north of Hilston and Ivanhoe in the south.

NSW Farmers has been made aware of a new Native Title claim made by the Ngemba/Ngiyampaa People that has been accepted for application by the Registrar of the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT).

  • Click here for a map of the area that falls within this claim.

NSW Farmers have prepared a briefing note for members to provide preliminary information on the abovementioned native title claim.

Should your land or water rights be subjected to any of the abovementioned native title claim, you should have received a notification pack from the NNTT. Please contact the NNTT if you haven’t received the notification pack and your property falls within the claim area.

Members who hold rights that will be impacted by these two claims are urged to be involved by becoming a respondent to the claim. By becoming a respondent you will be kept informed about the claim, get a seat at the negotiation table, express your concerns and hear what the applicants have to say.

To become a respondent, you will need to complete and submit the prescribed Form 5 within three months of the notification day.

The opportunity to become a respondent to the below Native Title Claims without incurring any costs has lapsed. Information on the two native title claims can still be accessed through the below links.

The two claims are:

  1. Claim being made by the Gomeroi People.
    Click here for a map of area that falls within this claim.
  2. Claim being made by the Western Bundjalung People.
    Click here for a map of area that falls within this claim.

NSW Farmers have prepared a briefing note for members to provide preliminary information on the native title claims made by the Gomeroi People and Western Bundjalung People.

  • Click here to register your details with NSW Farmers

Contact: Industrial Relations Department

Phone: 1300 794 000

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