Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Danggan Balun (Five Rivers) People Native Authorisation Meetings


The claim area is roughly bounded by Beenleigh, Jimboomba, Boonah, Rathdowney, Springbrook, Burleigh and the Queensland Coast.


The native title claim group for the Application is currently described as those persons who are descendants of the following Apical Ancestors and who identify and are recognised under the traditional laws and customs of the native title claim group as Danggan Balun (Five Rivers):


1  Sarah Warri/Warru Clarke;
2  George Daramlee Drumley;
3  Jack Slab/Slabb Snr (husband of Lizzie Waggil Slabb & father of Charlotte, Frank, John/Jack Jnr, Olive & Victor);
4  Kitty Blow (wife of Joseph Blow & mother of Frank Blow & Hughie Blow);
5  Jackey Jackey aka Bilin Bilin aka Bilin aka John “Johnny” Logan (father of Emily Logan & Johnny Logan);
6  Kipper Tommy Andrews (father of Lizzie Malay (nee Tommie);
7  Julia Sandy (wife of Arthur Ford);
8  Billy Terribah/Didiba Andrews (father of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Boyd (nee Andrews);
9  Mary Ann Mitchell (mother of Mary Ann Drumley (nee Sandy), Ida Bell (nee Sandy), Norman Sandy Snr & Lindsay “Billy” Sandy);
10 Unnamed mother of Matilda “Mittie” Fogarty (nee Sandy) and Lizzie (mother of William “Billy” Brown);
11 Alice Edwards (nee Coolwell) (mother of Jack Jnr, Florence, Minnie, Eva, Eileen, Maud, Catherine, Evelyn & Julia);
12 Coolum (husband of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) & father of Joseph “Joe”, Maude, Lucy & Lena);
13. Unnamed mother of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) (wife of Coolum & mother of Joseph “Joe”, Maude, Lucy & Lena);
14 Yarry (father of Frederick “Fred” Yarrie/Yarry);
15 Joseph Coolwell (husband of Polly Allen/Dalton & father of Alfred, Eva, Edward, Rose, Campbell, Michael & Andrew);
16 Polly Allen/Dalton (wife of Joseph Coolwell & mother of Eva, Edward, Rose, Campbell, Michael & Andrew);
17 Elizabeth Wheeler/Tomes;
18 Jim Edwards Snr (husband of Topsy (of Ipswich) & father of Jimmy Edwards Jnr);
19. William Williams (Snr.)


The purpose of Authorisation Meeting #1 is to consider, following provision of anthropological and legal advice, authorising to amend the native title claim group description as follows: Those persons who are descendants of the following apical ancestors and who identify and are recognised under the traditional laws and customs of the native title claim group as being affiliated (including by adoption) to country within the Application area:


1  Sarah Warri/Warru Clarke;
2  George Daramlee Drumley;
3  Jack Slab/Slabb Snr (husband of Lizzie Waggil Slabb & father of Charlotte, Frank, John/Jack Jnr, Olive & Victor);
4  Kitty Blow (wife of Joseph Blow & mother of Frank Blow & Hughie Blow);
5  Bilin Bilin aka Bilinba Jackey aka Jackey Jackey aka John “Johnny” Logan (father of Emily Logan & Johnny Logan);
6  Kipper Tommy Andrews (father of Lizzie Malay (nee Tommie));
7  Billy Terribah/Didiba Andrews;
8  Julia Sandy (wife of Arthur Ford);
9  Kitty Sandy, the mother of Arthur Ford;
10 Mary Ann Sandy nee Mitchell (mother of Mary Ann Drumley (nee Sandy), Ida Bell (nee Sandy), Norman Sandy Snr & Lindsay Sandy);
11 William “Billy” Mitchell and his wife, Lizzie Sandy;
12 Unnamed mother of Matilda “Mittie” Fogarty (nee Sandy) and Lizzie (mother of William “Billy” Stanley Brown Jnr);
13 Coolum (husband of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) & father of Joseph “Joe”, Maude, Lucy & Lena);
14 Unnamed mother of Nancy Culham (nee Coolwell) (wife of Coolum & mother of Joseph “Joe”, Maude, Lucy & Lena);
15 Yarry (father of Frederick “Fred” Yarrie/Yarry);
16 Jennie, mother of Joseph Coolwell (husband of Polly Allen/Dalton & father of Alice Edwards (nee Coolwell), Alfred Coolwell Jnr, Eva, Edward, Rose, Campbell, Michael & Andrew);
17 Polly Allen/Dalton (wife of Joseph Coolwell & mother of Eva, Edward, Rose, Campbell, Michael & Andrew);
18 Unnamed mother of Elizabeth Tomes/ Clarke nee Wheeler;
19 Jim Edwards Snr (husband of Topsy (of Ipswich) & father of Jimmy Edwards Jnr);
20 William Williams (Snr);
21 Bullum Bullum aka John Allen;
22 Alice/Alison Parsons nee Moree, mother of Thomas Parsons;
23. John Sandy aka Bungaree/Bungary (husband of Mary Ann Sandy nee Mitchell, and father of Norman Sandy Snr, Lindsay Sandy and Stella Bungera/Bungary).


Hereafter referred to as the newly described native title claim group.


The purpose of Authorisation Meeting #2 is to consider, following the provision of information and legal advice, authorising the following:
(a) Authorise terms and conditions of appointment of the Applicant;
(b) Authorise an Applicant in accordance with section 66B of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA);
(c) Authorise the Applicant to make an application under section 66B of the NTA to replace the current Applicant;
(d) Authorise changing the name of the Application from ‘Danggan Balun (Five Rivers) People’ to ‘Danggan Balun People’;
(e) Authorise QSNTS to provide assistance and legal representation to the newly described native title claim group in relation to the Application, including in relation to future acts and cultural heritage.


Appeared in the Koori Mail of January 29, 2020

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