Mount Grenfell Historic Site Aboriginal Ownership and Leaseback Agreement

This ownership and leaseback agreement is between the Ngiyampaa Wangaaypuwan people and the Office of Environment and Heritage.

Date
17 July 2004
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Aboriginal joint management agreement, Aboriginal ownership and leaseback, Publication
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • File PDF 0.4MB
  • Pages 62
  • Name mount-grenfell-lease-agreement.pdf

The Mount Grenfell Historic Site is leased back to the NSW Government and run through a board of management. The Cobar Local Aboriginal Land Council holds the deeds for the site on behalf of Aboriginal owners.

The site is jointly managed by Aboriginal owners and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), part of the Office of Environment and Heritage. The board of management has a majority of Aboriginal owners, along with community and NPWS representation.

Mount Grenfell Historic Site is an Aboriginal rock art site located about 70 kilometres from Cobar in central western New South Wales. The site includes hundreds of rock art drawings that represent Aboriginal life and it is deeply significant to the Ngiyampaa people.

Date agreement was signed: 17 July 2004

Mount Grenfell Lease: Cobar Local Aboriginal Land Council Lease to the Minister for the Environment (PDF 430KB).

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