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.