Gundungurra Indigenous Land Use Agreement

This indigenous land use agreement is between the Gundungurra people, the Gundungurra Tribal Council Aboriginal Corporation, Gundungurra Aboriginal Heritage Association and the NSW Government.

20 June 2014
Office of Environment and Heritage
Aboriginal joint management agreement, Indigenous land use, Publication
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The Gundungurra Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) covers an area of about 6942 square kilometres south west of Sydney. The land and waters this joint management agreement covers extend from about 8 kilometres south of Lithgow to about 18 kilometres north of Goulburn.

The ILUA does not recognise native title over these lands. The Gundungurra people agreed to withdraw their native title claim on registration of the agreement.

Twenty parks and reserves, including some of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, fall within the agreement area: 

Bargo State Conservation Area (part) Hartley Historic Site Nattai State Conservation Area
Back Arm Nature Reserve Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve
(excluding the Jenolan Caves Visitor Use and Services Zone)
Tarlo River National Park
Bangadilly National Park Joadja Nature Reserve Wollondilly River Nature Reserve
Blue Mountains National Park Kanangra-Boyd National Park Wombeyan Karst Conservation Area
Burragorang State Conservation Area Kerrawary Nature Reserve Yerranderie Regional Park
Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve Mares Forest National Park Yerranderie State Conservation Area
Cookbundoon Nature Reserve (part) Nattai National Park (part)  

Date agreement was signed: 20 June 2014

Gundungurra Indigenous Land Use Agreement (PDF 3MB)