Applications declined or withdrawn

The following applications to become a Registered Aboriginal Party have been declined by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council or have been withdrawn.

Applicants are listed alphabetically.

Please note some parties may have had subsequent applications registered.

Since 2008, the Council has published the reasons for its decisions on RAP applications on its website.

Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd (Ballarat)

Date RAP application received:  24 October 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 3 December 2009
Application status: Declined
Ballarat RAP application area (PDF 1.53 MB)
Reasons for Council’s Ballarat decision (Word 210 KB)

Bangerang Aboriginal Corporation (BAC)

Date RAP application received: 19 March 2014
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 14 July 2016
Application status: Declined
BAC RAP application area (PDF 549.26 KB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding the BAC RAP application (Word 116.27 KB)

Bangerang Cultural Centre Cooperative (Bangerang)

Date RAP application received: 16 April 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 19 November 2007
Application status: Declined
Bangerang RAP application area (PDF 1.1MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision*

Barapa Barapa Nation Aboriginal Corporation (BBNAC)

Date RAP application received: 20 August 2010
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 8 December 2011
Application status: Declined
BBNAC RAP application area (PDF 2.59 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding BBNAC (Word 92.5 KB)

Bidwell-Maap Nation Aboriginal Corporation (Bidwell-Maap)

Date RAP application received: 18 January 2011
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 March 2013
Application status: Declined
Bidwell-Maap RAP application area (PDF 1.37 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Bidwell-Maap (Word 49.93 KB)

Boon Wurrung Foundation (Boon Wurrung)

Date RAP application received: 1 June 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 27 August 2009
Application status: Declined
Boon Wurrung RAP application area (PDF 1.8 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Boon Wurrung (Word 209.5 KB)

Boon Wurrung Foundation (Boon Wurrung)

Date RAP application received: 23 December 2011
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 13 January 2012
Application status: Withdrawn
Boon Wurrung RAP application area (PDF 1.8 MB)

Boon Wurrung Foundation (Boon Wurrung)

Date RAP application received: 30 December 2013
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 May 2015
Application status: Declined
Boon Wurrung RAP application area: (PDF 1.8 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Boon Wurrung (Word 68.43 KB)

Brambuk Incorporated (Brambuk)

Date RAP application received: 10 September 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 25 February 2010
Application status: Declined
Brambuk RAP application area: (PDF 1.2 MB)
Reasons for Council’s Brambuk decision (Word 123.5 KB)

Budja Budja Aboriginal Cooperative (Budja Budja)

Date RAP application received: 26 April 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 31 July 2007
Application status: Withdrawn
Budja Budja RAP application area (JPG 136.17 KB)

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (Bunurong)

Date RAP application received: 6 July 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 27 August 2009
Application status: Declined
Bunurong RAP application area: Please contact Aboriginal Heritage Council for a copy of this map.
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Burnurong (Word 223.5 KB)

Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (Bunurong)

Date RAP application received: 4 November 2010
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 1 July 2011
Application status: Declined
Bunurong RAP application area (PDF 1.57 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Bunurong  (Word 100.5 KB)

Bunurong Land & Sea Association Inc (BLASAI)

Date RAP application received: 4 April 2014
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 May 2015
Application status: Declined
BLASAI RAP application area: (PDF 1.26 MB) 
Reasons for Council’s BLASAI decision (Word 68.68 KB)

Cann River Aboriginal South Monero Traditional Owners Women & Families Culture & Heritage Corporation Inc (Cann River)

Date RAP application received: 31 January 2012
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 14 September 2012
Application status: Declined
Cann River RAP application area (PDF 1.38 MB)
Reasons for Council’s Cann River decision (Word 55.04 KB)

Dhudhuroa Waywurru Nations Aboriginal Corporation (Dhudhuroa Waywurru)

Date RAP application received: 2 March 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 11 March 2011
Application status: Declined
Dhudhuroa Waywurru RAP application area: (PDF 4.07 MB)
Reasons for Council’s Dhudhuroa Waywurru decision (Word 72.5 KB)

East Gippsland Indigenous Aquaculture Co-operative (EGIAC)

Date RAP application received: 14 July 2011
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 7 December 2011
Application status: Declined
EGIAC RAP application area: (PDF 2.11 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding EGIAC (Word 68.5 KB)

Ella Maar Aboriginal Corporation (Ella Maar)

Date RAP application received: 13 July 2010
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 27 May 2011
Application status: Declined
Ella Maar RAP application area (PDF 3.48 MB)
Reasons for Council’s regarding Ella Maar decision (Word 104.5 KB)

Framlingham Aboriginal Trust (Framlingham)

Date RAP application received: 9 January 2008
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 10 June 2010
Application status: Declined
Framlingham RAP application area: (PDF 1.04 MB)
Reasons for Council’s Framlingham decision (Word 102 KB)

Gilbie Aboriginal Corporation (Gilbie)

Date RAP application received: 18 July 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 22 October 2010
Application status: Declined
Gilbie RAP application area (PDF 1.73 MB)
Reasons for Council’s regarding Gilbie decision (Word 100 KB)

Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd (Goolum Goolum)

Date RAP application received: 18 July 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 6 December 2007
Application status: Declined
Goolum Goolum RAP application area (PDF 1.53 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision *

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC)

Date RAP application received: 23 May 2008
Application status: Declined in part on 24 May 2012
GLaWAC RAP application area: (PDF 1.27 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding GlaWAC (Word 60.78 KB)

Declined in part on 21 March 2013.
Council's reasons for declining in part GLaWAC RAP application (Word 56.55 KB) 

Declined in part 5 December 2013.
Council's reasons for declining in part GLaWAC RAP application: Contact Aboriginal Heritage Council for the decision.

Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC)

Date RAP application received: 30 June 2014
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 17 September 2015
Application status: Declined in part
GLaWAC RAP application area
(PDF 1.19 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding GLaWAC (Word 71.5 KB)

Jaara Jaara Loddon Aboriginal Corporation (Jaara Jaara)

Date RAP application received: 22 August 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 23 September 2010
Application status: Declined
Jaara Jaara RAP application area (PDF  4.66 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Jaara Jaara (Word 104.5 KB)

Kuuyang Maar Aboriginal Corporation (Kuuyang Maar)

Date RAP application received: 31 July 2008
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 1 November 2012
Application status: Declined
Kuuyang Maar RAP application area (PDF 1.29 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Kuuyang Maar (Word 77.29 KB)

Kuuyang Maar Aboriginal Corporation (Kuuyang Maar)

Date RAP application received: 19 November 2014
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 17 July 2015
Application status: Declined
Kuuyang Maar RAP application area (PDF 2.29 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Kuuyang Maar (Word 68.35 KB)

Latji Latji Mumthelang Aboriginal Corporation (LLMAC)

Date RAP application received: 19 June 2012
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 March 2013
Application status: Declined
LLMAC RAP application area (PDF 1.8 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding LLMAC (Word 59 KB)

Maar Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (Maar)

Date RAP application received: 1 August 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 November 2007
Application status: Declined
Maar RAP application area (GIF 775.66 KB)
Reasons for Council’s decision *

Martang Pty Ltd

Date RAP application received: 14 September 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 2 February 2012
Application status: Declined in part
Martang RAP application area: (1.46 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Martang (Word 107.11 KB)

Mildura Aboriginal Corporation (Mildura)

Date RAP application received: 25 May 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 29 April 2010
Application status: Declined
Mildura RAP application area: (PDF 247.58 KB)

Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Mildura (Word 138 KB)

Moogji Aboriginal Council Aboriginal Corporation (Moogji)

Date RAP application received: 5 June 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 15 August 2007
Application status: Declined
Moogji RAP application area (PDF 3.86 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision *

Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation (Mungabareena)

Date RAP application received: 12 November 2008
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 2 December 2008
Application status: Withdrawn
Mungabareena RAP application area (PDF 2.99 MB)

Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation (Mungabareena)

Date RAP application received: 23 February 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 3 December 2010
Application status: Declined
Mungabareena RAP application area (PDF 2.99 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Mungabareena (Word 74 KB)

Murray Valley Aboriginal Cooperative (MVAC)

Date RAP application received: 5 December 2012
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 March 2013
Application status: Declined
MVAC RAP application area (PDF 1.52 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding MVAC (Word 50.5 KB)

Nindi-Ngujarn Ngarigo Monero Aboriginal Corporation (NNNM)

Date RAP application received: 25 September 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 March 2013
Application status: Declined
NNNM RAP application area (PDF 1.71 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding NNNM (Word 50.9 KB)

Tati Tati Aboriginal Corporation (Tati Tati)

Date RAP application received: 2 July 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 2 November 2007
Application status: Declined
Tati Tati RAP application area (PDF 358.07 KB)
Reasons for Council’s decision *

Tati Tati Wadi Wadi Aboriginal Corporation (Tati Tati Wadi Wadi)

Date RAP application received: 22 January 2008
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 11 June 2010
Application status: Declined
Tati Tati RAP application area (PDF 1.47 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Tati Tati Wadi Wadi (Word 110.5 KB)

Tati Tati Wadi Wadi Aboriginal Corporation (Tati Tati Wadi Wadi)

Date RAP application received: 13 December 2010
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 7 April 2011
Application status: Declined
Tati Tati RAP application area (PDF 1.47 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Tati Tati Wadi Wadi (Word 78.5 KB)

Tati Tati Aboriginal Corporation (Tati Tati)

Date RAP application received: 30 July 2012
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 21 March 2013
Application status: Declined
Tati Tati RAP application area (PDF 1.62 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Tati Tati (Word 50.72 KB) 

Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation (Taungurung)

Date RAP application received: 8 July 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 4 April 2014
Taungurung RAP application area (PDF 1.86 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Taugurung (Word 63.4 KB)

Wadda Wurrung Aboriginal Corporation (Wadda Wurrung)

Date RAP application received: 1 May 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 10 September 2010
Application status: Declined
Wadda Wurrung RAP application area (PDF 1.46 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Wadda Wurrung (Word 140.5 KB)

Wandoon Estate Aboriginal Corporation (Wandoon Estate)

Date RAP application received: 22 January 2008
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 3 December 2009
Application status: Declined
Wandoon Estate RAP application area (PDF 1.95 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Wandoon Estate (Word 97.5 KB) 

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd

Date RAP application received: 5 September 2007
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 22 April 2009
Application status: Withdrawn
Wathaurong RAP application area (PDF. 2.58 KB)

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council (Wurundjeri)

Date RAP application received: 22 August 2008
Application status: Declined in part on 24 May 2012
Wurundjeri RAP application area (Word 1.7 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Wurundjeri (Word 93.76 KB)

Declined in part on 4 April 2014
Council's reason for declining the Wurundjeri RAP application (PDF 83.4 KB) 

Wurundjeri Tribe Land and Compensation Cultural Heritage Council (Wurundjeri)

Date RAP application received:  2 December 2014
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 3 September 2015
Application status: Declined
Wurundjeri RAP application area (PDF 2.28 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Wurundjeri (Word 121.75 KB)

Yaitmathang Indigenous Lands Incorporated (Yaitmathang)

Date RAP application received: 22 May 2009
Date of Council decision on RAP application: 11 March 2011
Application status: Declined
Yaitmathang RAP application area (PDF 5.61 MB)
Reasons for Council’s decision regarding Yaitmathang (Word 70.5 KB) 

NB.Tati Tati Aboriginal Corporation changed its name to Tati Tati Wadi Wadi Aboriginal Corporation on 13.02.2010

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Last updated on Wednesday, 30 August 2017