Below are the general conditions that apply to permits issued for the CSR, for the sections between Wells 5-15 and between Wells 40-51. Please
read through carefully and click the accept button to acknowledge that you have
read and accept these conditions.
Permits are issued on behalf of the following prescribed bodies corporate under
the Native Title Act 1993 representing the traditional owners of the Canning
- Tjurabalan Native Title Aboriginal Corporation (RNTBC)
- Wells 50 to 51 – representing the Tjurabalan native title holders
- Yanunijarra Aboriginal Corporation (RNTBC)
- Wells 40 to 49 – representing the Ngurrara native title holders
- Mungarlu Ngurrarankatja Rirraunkaja (Aboriginal Corporation)
- Wells 5 to 15 – representing the Birriliburu native title holders
Permits are issued subject to the following conditions:
- The permit will be valid from the start date until the expiry date.
- The permit only applies to the permit holder and their fellow travellers up to a
total number of persons specified above.
- The permit is issued on the basis that all persons to which it relates enter native
title land at their own risk and agree that the landowners, occupiers or native
title holders shall not be liable for any loss, damage or liability of any kind
arising out of the entry onto Aboriginal land, no matter how much loss, damage or
liability arises and whether it is by fault, default or negligence.
- The permit only gives permission for travel along the formed track comprising the
Canning Stock Route and to associated wells and campsites (excluding those listed
below) immediately adjacent to the main CSR track between Wells 5-15 and between Wells 40-51.
- Where possible, keep to existing camp sites.
- Only move off the track for legitimate purposes, such as camping and in emergencies.
- Areas listed below are not included in this permit and access is closed to the general
public including permit holders and their fellow travellers.
- Access to areas of native title land which are not authorised by this permit may
- The permit does not authorise the entry of a person to a dwelling, community or
living area belonging to Aboriginal people without the consent of the owner, occupier
- The permit does not authorise any other activity apart from tourism.
- All other activities or requests for access to the surrounding lands, apart from
access roads (see below), should be made to the relevant Prescribed Body Corporate
listed above. It should be noted that, generally, requests for public access are
not granted and that other state government approvals (e.g. from the Department
of Indigenous Affairs) may be required for activities other than tourism.
- The permit holder and other persons travelling with them will at all times:
- Carry this permit in the vehicle and show the permit to traditional owners and ranger
groups upon request
- Comply with any reasonable request or directions by the traditional owners or ranger
groups while on native title land including, any directions relating to access to,
safe-keeping and preservation of Aboriginal sites and objects
- Comply with any directional or other signs installed by the prescribed bodies corporate
- Comply with directions in caring for the stock route outlined in the Information
Booklet supplied with the permit.
- The permit holder and other persons travelling with them are aware that persons
who excavate, destroy, damages, conceals or in any way alter an Aboriginal site
commit an offence under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972, which attracts criminal
and civil penalties.
- The permit does not authorise the discharge of firearms while on native title land.
- The permit is automatically revoked if the permit holder or other persons travelling
with them breaches any of the conditions of the permit.
- The permit does not authorise travel along the Canning Stock Route between Wells 16-39 or access to surrounding Martu lands.
Areas excluded from this permit
The following areas are excluded from this permit:
- The Canning Stock Route between Wells 16-39 and adjacent lands, including:
- The track from Calvert Range to Constance Headland
- Constance Headland
- Blue Hills and Carnarvon Range
- Tracks and campsites adjacent to the main Canning Stock Route track within the Paruku Indigenous Protected Area, including Stretch Lagoon, Handover Camp Site, Yunpu Camp Site and Sturt Creek
Access points to the CSR
The following are the access points for the Canning Stock Route:
- Tanami Road to Billiluna
- Mulan to Stretch Lagoon
- Mulan to Well 51
- Wapet Road to Kunawarritji
- Jenkins Track or Gary Highway to Kunawarritji
- Talawana Track to Georgia Bore
- Talawana Track to near Well 24
- Glenayle Station to Well 9
- Granite Peak Station to Well 5
- Ned's Creek Road to Wells 1 and 2