Yadlamalka Energy have advised ATLA that they have applied for Section 23 authorisation under the Aboriginal Heritage Act (1988) to conduct works in the vicinity of Barndioota (approximately 30km West of Hawker).

An information pack on the proposed works is expected to be released by the Department of Premier and Cabinet – Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, in February 2022 with community consultation commencing in March 2022.

Yadlamalka Energy has meet with the ATLA Culture, Heritage and Native Title Committee to inform them of the scope of the project and to provide early advice to the Adnyamathanha people of the Section 23 notice.

The attached briefing note for the Yadlamalka Energy project is provided for your information.  Formal engagement with Traditional Owners will commence in early 2022.