South West Boojarah

SWALSC is holding sixteen Elders workshops for further discussion and development of the Cultural Advice Policy and supporting Documents.

The Cultural Advice Policy aims to renew and Preserve Noongar culture, values, land and custom and provide an avenue for Noongar culture to inform and contribute to the traditional, historical and contemporary cultural and political debate.

The workshops are not Claim Group Meetings, so any Noongar person who lives nearby is welcome to attend.

One meeting will be held on South West Boojarah country:

Busselton Noongar Elders Forum

  • 5:30pm-7:30pm, Monday, 12 November 2018, The People’s Place, 19 Kent St Busselton.

Other meetings will also be held in SWALSC’s offices in Perth.

Please contact Gail Beck or Tahn Donovan on 9358 7400 to confirm your attendance or to get answers to any questions you have, or click on this link for more information.

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This page contains content specifically for the South West Boojarah region. It includes:

  • Information about community meetings and relevant handouts; and

  • Formal documents.

Noongar people are eligible to be involved if they are a descendant of one or more of the Apical Ancestors that were included in either the Native Title Claim Group descriptions (Form 1) or the Native Title Agreement Group descriptions.

South West Boojarah Native Title Agreement Group Description - from South West Boojarah #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (Schedule 2)

Agreement Group town Information sessions

Agreement Group Town Information Sessions were held for the South West Boojarah region:

  • Saturday, 24 September 2016, 10am - 4pm at the Busselton Youth & Community Centre, Crn High Street & Bussell Hwy, Busselton;

  • Saturday, 22 October 2016, 10am - 4 pm at the Bridgetown Lesser Hall, 1 Steere Street, Bridgetown; and

  • Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 10am - 4pm, Cannington Exhibition Centre, Crn Albany Highway & Station Street, Cannington.

The documents and handouts that were presented at the meetings are available to download at the links below:

Meeting Notice

Meeting Agenda

South West Boojarah Town Information Session Powerpoint Presentation

Draft South West Boojarah Regional Corporation Rule Book

Draft South West Boojarah Cultural Advice Policy

Regional Corporation Establishment / SWALSC Transition to CSC - Plan on a Page

Expression of Interest in Membership of the Proposed South West Boojarah Regional Corporation

Formal Documents

The six South West Native Title Settlement Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) have been authorised by the Native Title Agreement Groups and executed by the representative parties for the Native Title Agreement Groups, by SWALSC and by the State of Western Australia and other government parties. These ILUAs commenced operation on 8 June 2015, however the Settlement will not commence until after registration of the ILUAs by the Native Title Registrar and the resolution of any related court proceedings.

South West Boojarah #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement

South West Boojarah Native Title Agreement Group Description - from South West Boojarah #2 Indigenous Land Use Agreement (Schedule 2)

Map of the South West Boojarah Agreement Area

South West Boojarah Standard Heritage Agreement.doc

Central Services Corporation

Click here for more information about the Central Services Corporation.

Proposed Amendments to the Security Deed & Noongar Boodja Trust Deed

Consultation is underway for proposed amendments to the Security Deed and the Noongar Boodja Trust Deed. Click here for more information and for copies of the all of the formal documentation.