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Western Australia

Native title over most of Western Australia has been resolved.

There have been 135 determinations that native title exists in Western Australia covering in excess of 1.828 million square kilometres or over 70% of the Stateʼs area as of 2023.

Exclusive native title has been recognised over more than 1 million square kilometres (over 40% of the State).

Entities that administer land rights / native title in Western Australia include:



As of April 2024, there are 78 Prescribed Body Corporates (PBCs) or Registered Native Title Body Corporates (RNTBCs) in Western Australia.



As of April 2024, there were 17 native title claims registered in Western Australia, and 143 native title determinations.

You can search the Register of Native Title Claims (RNTC) which contains information about all claimant applications that have been registered.



As of April 2024, there were 226 registered Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs).

You can search the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs), which contains information about ILUAs that have been accepted for registration.