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Native Title Consent Determination & Claims Native Title Consent Determination & Claims

The Butchulla People #2 Fraser Island Native Title Claim reached Consent Determination on 24 October 2014.  

Hundreds of descendants of the original Butchulla people who inhabited Fraser Island up to 50,000 years ago – known in their language as K’Gari (Pronounced Gurry) – attended the legal hearing and ceremony at Kingfisher Bay Resort. 

The determination covers approx.  1640sq km of sandy dunes, sub-tropical rainforests and pristine lakes that make up the World-Heritage listed island.

The following Native Title claim applications affect the Fraser Coast 

  • Butchulla Land  and Sea Claim #2
  • Kabi Kabi First Nation 

Further details and maps about these claims can be found on the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) website.