Gurindji (Daguragu Station) Land Claim

This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner following an inquiry into the Gurindji (Daguragu Station) Land Claim (Application No. 33), a traditional land claim application submitted by the Central Land Council under section 50(1)(a) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 on 26 February 1979.

The report was provided to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Administrator of the Northern Territory on 11 April 1985.

An earlier report on this claim was provided to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Administrator of the Northern Territory on 18 November 1981.  An aspect of the Commissioner’s findings in that report was subject to successful legal challenge in the High Court of Australia and a further inquiry into a portion of the land subject to claim resulted in the second, related report.

Content Updated: 4 October 2013