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Possum Native Title Group – information meeting

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST

Cape York United # 1 Native Title Claim (QUD673/2014)
Friday, 5 August 2022
CYLC is holding information sessions for members of the Possum Native Title Group in relation to the proposed Possum Native Title Determination Area (as shown on the map in the event’s discussion section) within the Cape York United # 1 Claim (CYU#1 Claim). Details of the meeting are provided below:

Date: Friday, 5 August 2022
Time: 10:00am–4:00pm
Venue: Mareeba Bowls Club

Purpose of Meeting
The purpose of the meeting is to update members of the Possum Native Title Group on the status of the CYU#1 Claim, discuss the Boundary Identification, Negotiation and Mediation Process (BINM), review the list of apical ancestors (detailed below) and to seek the input from native title holders about what support is required from CYLC to resolve boundaries with neighbouring groups over the course of the CYU#1 Claim.

Who is invited to attend the meetings?
This meeting is open to all Possum People who are descendants by birth, or adoption in accordance with traditional law and custom, of one or more of the following apical ancestors:

1. Georgina Lee Cheu Snr
2. Dolly Palmer/Gilbert
3. Billy Coolburra Snr
4. Jim Percy
5. Louie (mother of George Meldrum, Tommy Lilley and John Karanji)
6. Maggie (mother of Jack Burton)
7. Charlie Lee Cheu

Attendance, Video-conferencing and COVID-19
Video-conferencing facilities will be made available at the meeting. If you would like CYLC to arrange a video-conference from your location into the meeting, whether you live at the location of the meeting or elsewhere, please contact CYLC on the number below. Attendance by video-conference is offered because of the potential for the COVID-19 emergency to interfere with attendance. It is important to provide every opportunity for persons entitled to attend the meeting. Your safety is our priority. CYLC will take whatever means necessary to protect the health and wellbeing of its staff and clients and to mitigate the risk of the spread of COVID-19.
If you have queries about this meeting, or if you would like to arrange a family meeting, please contact Timothy Tabuteau on 0429 007 245 or ttabuteau@cylc.org.au.

For travel assistance or to confirm attendance, please contact Littiah Billy by Friday 29 July 2022 on free call number 1800 623 548 or by email lbilly@cylc.org.au.
Note that there is limited funding available for travel assistance.


August 5
10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
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Mareeba Bowls Club Inc.
43 Anzac Ave
Mareeba, 4880 AU
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