The Claim area roughly includes Mundubbera, Gayndah, Murgon, Goomeri, Cherbourg, Kingaroy, Nanango and Yarraman.
Apical ancestors are listed as
Jenny and David Carlo (parents of Princess Carlo)
Minnie Bly (mother of Thomas Simpson), Ethel and Bill Button
Maggie Hart (mother of Crabbie Chapman and Henry Hart)
Mother of Willie Boy Pickering
King Billy and Maria of Boondooma (parents of Tommy Dodd of Taabinga)
Kitty of Boonara
Kitty (mother of Jack Bulong)
Kitty (mother of Jenny Lind), Jenny Lind and Mick Buck
Stockman Bligh and Aggie Bligh
Tommy (aka Boondoon) and Maggie (parents of Willie Bone), Billy McKenzie (father of Chlorine McKenzie), Chlorine McKenzie
Emily of Degilbo, mother of Annie.
The purpose of the Authorisation Meeting is to:
1. CONSIDER anthropological materials and legal advice relating to ‘Taabinga Harry’
and ‘Nellie, mother of Elsie Fitzgerald’, and each of their descendants;
2. Subject to #1 above, AUTHORISE the amendment of the claim group description for the Native Title Claims to include the descendants of Taabinga Harry and/or Nellie, mother of Elsie Fitzgerald;
3. Subject to #2 above, AUTHORISE persons to continue to be the Applicant, or to replace the existing Applicant, for the Native Title Claims, and to make the applications and deal with matters arising in relation to the Native Title Claims; and
4. CONFIRM the decisions made at Meeting #3 held on 1 December 2018 at Gayndah, including authorising the Applicant to agree to settlement of Wakka Wakka People #3 and Part A of
Wakka Wakka People #4 on the terms of proposed consent determination orders.
Appeared in the Koori Mail of January 30, 2019