Notice has been received from the National Native Title Tribunal regarding an application to the Federal Court under the Native Title Act 1993 by Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Wangaaypuwan and Wayilwan to have their native title rights and interest recognised within the area described on page 16, back page, of the paper.
The application area is located within central NSW and covers areas of Crown Land and water in the vicinity of the town of Cobar, extending from Walgett and Bourke, in the north to Hillston and Ivanhoe in the south. The application falls within the Local Government Areas of Bourke, Bogan, Brewarrina, Carrathool, Central Darling, Cobar, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Lachlan, Walgett and Warren Shire Councils. Not all land can be claimed and freehold land is excluded.
As the Registrar of the National Native Title Tribunal has accepted this claim for registration, the Registrar is required to advise that a native title determination application has been made.