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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner
Title
Daly River (Malak Malak) land claim / report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory, March 1982
Call Number
Nq 328.94 AUS
Created/Published
Canberra : Government Printer, 1983
Pages
114
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DALY RIVER (MALAK MALAK) LAND CLAIM Report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory 1
Daly River (Malak Malak) Land Claim Report by the Aboriginal Land Commissioner to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory 3
CONTENTS 11
History of the claim area 15
Introduction 15
The Malak Malak and other linguistic groups 17
Status of land claimed 20
Daly River bed and banks 23
Traditional owners—the local descent group 28
Surviving local descent groups 30
Extinct local descent groups 31
Local descent groups 1a and 1b 31
Local descent group 2 32
Local descent group 3 32
Local descent group 4 32
Local descent group 5 32
Local descent group 6a 32
Local descent group 7 32
Local descent group 8 33
Local descent group 9 33
Local descent group 10 33
Local descent group 11 33
Local descent group 12 33
Local descent group 13 33
Local descent group 6b 34
Local descent group 14 34
Local descent group 15 34
Local descent group 16 34
Local descent group 17 34
Local descent group 18 34
Other extinct local descent groups 35
The local descent group further discussed 35
The land of extinct Malak Malak groups 36
Old Timbak’s country 37
Kamu country 38
The claim—'six rough areas' 43
Local descent group—the notion 46
Formal findings 47
Functions of the Commissioner 49
Strength of traditional attachment 50
Desire to live on the land 51
Recommendations 51
Matters for comment—number of Aboriginals advantaged, nature and extent of advantage 52
Detriment—other Aboriginal groups 53
Detriment—special purposes lease No. 314 54
Alienated land in and surrounding the claim area 55
Detriment—landholders 55
Detriment—Mrs M. E. Fairweather 60
Detriment—Catholic Church 62
Detriment—Suttons Motors Group of Companies 62
Detriment—grazing licences 63
Detriment—Mr W. Wegschaider 63
Commonwealth of Australia 65
Northern Territory Government—roads 66
Northern Territory Government—borrow pits 74
Northern Territory Government—stone reserve 74
Northern Territory Government—police 75
Northern Territory Government—Conservation Commission 76
Northern Territory Government—power 80
Northern Territory Government—water 82
Northern Territory Government—agriculture 84
Northern Territory Government—proposed townsite 85
Mining—general 87
Mining—Garden area 50B and business area 9B 89
Mining—Penarroya (Australia) Pty Ltd and Cuprex Ltd 90
Detriment—Territory Mining Pty Ltd 91
Detriment—Amateur Fishermen 92
Land usage—Historical Society of the N.T. Inc. 92
Summary of findings, recommendations and comments 94
Appendix Decision on reception of restricted report on women’s ceremonies 100
Consultant 103
Legal Representatives 103
Witnesses 104
List of Exhibits 105

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner & Toohey, John Leslie & Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Territory. Administrator & Australia. Parliament. (1983). Daly River (Malak Malak) land claim Retrieved October 27, 2020, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1458692297

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner, Toohey, John Leslie, Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Territory. Administrator and Australia. Parliament. Daly River (Malak Malak) land claim Canberra: Government Printer, 1983. Web. 27 October 2020 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1458692297>

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Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner & Toohey, John Leslie & Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Territory. Administrator & Australia. Parliament. 1983, Daly River (Malak Malak) land claim Government Printer, Canberra viewed 27 October 2020 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1458692297

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  | author4=Northern Territory. Administrator.
  | author5=Australia. Parliament.
  | title=Daly River (Malak Malak) land claim
  | year=1983
  | section=ix, 97 pages : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. + 2 maps.
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  | series=Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ;
  | issue=PP no. 413 of 1982
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