Section 145 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks

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Section 145 of the Constitution of Urabba Parks sets out the position of Urabba Parks on recognition of traditional owners.

Compiled text (Section 145 - Recognition of traditional owners)

(1)    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as the traditional owners of lands on which the States forming the Commonwealth and the Territories of the Commonwealth were established:

(a)    have a unique status as the descendants of the Indigenous people of Australia; and
(b)    have a spiritual, social, cultural and economic relationship with their traditional lands and waters within Australia; and
(c)    have made a unique and irreplaceable contribution to the identity and well-being of Australia.

(2)    It is the responsibility of Urabba Parks and each entity to respect the cultural, economic and environmental rights of the Indigenous people of the Commonwealth.

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Statute or Instrument Number and year Assent Commencement Application, saving and transitional provisions
Constitution Adoption 2021 No. 1, 2021 11 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 (gaz 2021,p. 1)
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Relevant notes from the explanatory memorandum

336. Subsection (1) declares the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as the traditional owners of lands on which the States forming the Commonwealth and the Territories of the Commonwealth were established, have a spiritual, social, cultural and economic relationship with their traditional lands and waters within Australia and have made a unique and irreplaceable contribution to the identity and well-being of Australia.  Subsection (2) provides for the responsibility of Urabba Parks and each entity to respect the cultural, economic and environmental rights of the Indigenous people of the Commonwealth.  The provision is modelled on subsection 1A(2) of the Constitution Act 1975 of the Parliament of Victoria.

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