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What We Do

Gulf Region Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (GRAC) was established to ensure certainty for governments & other parties interested in accessing or regulating native title land & waters by providing a legal entity to manage & conduct the affairs of the native title holder.

Gulf Regional Aboriginal Corporation can act on behalf of the Lardil, Yangkaal, Gangalidda and Kaiadilt People in:

  • Protecting and managing native title rights and functions of the members and beneficiaries.
  • Promote and protect cultural heritage.
  • Managing Native Title Rights and Interests and Customary Law Interest.
  • Holding property and money in trust.
  • Investing or otherwise applying money held in trust as directed.
  • Providing land management, environmental protection, and cultural protection services to the public; and taking steps to achieve and promote economic development and self-determination.
  • Indigenous ranger fee-for-service work.

The Corporation consults with, and act in accordance with the directions of the Lardil, Yangkaal, Gangalidda and Kaiadilt Peoples.

GRAC is supported by several positions including an Administration Officer based on Mornington Island and a PBC Capacity & Economic Development Project Officer based in the Cairns office of CLCAC (Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation).

Current Board of Directors

Elected at our AGM November 25, 2021

Comprised of members from each language group, they include:

YANGKAAL

  • Chairperson Michael Gavenor (Wilson)
  • Lawrence Burke
  • Tori Wilson

GANGALIDDA

  • Winston (Dale) Amini
  • Alu Amini
  • Murrandoo Yanner Jnr

    LARDIL

    • Lester Ben
    • Helen Moon
    • Grayson Williams

    KAIADILT

    • Damien Gabori
    • Christopher Loogatha
    • Delma Loogatha

    Strategic Plan

    Gulf Region Aboriginal Corporation (GRAC) have prepared and delivered two key strategy documents to further enhance the Corporation’s strategic capability and resourcing.

    Gulf Region Aboriginal Corporation (GRAC) have prepared and delivered two key strategy documents to further enhance the Corporation’s strategic capability and resourcing.

    The 10-year Strategic Plan establishes the agreed Purpose, Aspirations, Strategies and Actions of the GRAC for the period of 2022-2032. The Plan provides strategic guidance, direction and planning for the future of the Corporation, and builds on their current progress through established businesses and subsidiaries. The 10-year Strategic Plan will refine GRAC’s direction and allow the review and measurement of performance against specific long-term targets.

    The 5-year Economic Development Plan establishes the underlying principles for the economic development of the GRAC for the period of 2022-2027. This plan identifies economic opportunities that will also support the social and economic development of the local community.

      To inform the drafting of these Plans, significant engagement was undertaken with GRAC Directors and other key stakeholders, to ensure the plans reflected the aspirations, opportunities and priorities of the Lardil, Yangkaal, Gangalidda and Kaiadilt People and wider community.

      This summary document has been prepared to communicate the major aspirations, strategies and initiatives identified and supported by GRAC Directors to the broader community, key stakeholders and partners.

      This is a summary of both the Strategic Plan 2022-2032 and Economic Development Plan 2022-2027.

        GRAC STRATEGIC PLAN
        2022 – 2032 summary