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Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) - Declared

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Creation Date: 20060801
Revision Date: 20140709
Presentation format: digital map
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Party responsible for the resource:
Organisation's name: Australian Government Department of the Environment
Contact's position: Parks Data Manager
Contact's role: custodian
Contact information:
Phone:
Voice: 02 6274 1111
Fax: 02 6274 1666
Address:
Delivery point:
GPO Box 787
City: Canberra
Administrative area: ACT
Postal code: 2601
Country: Australia
e-mail address: parks.metadata@environment.gov.au

Party responsible for the resource:
Organisation's name: Australian Government Department of the Environment
Contact's position: Metadata Publisher
Contact's role: publisher
Contact information:
Phone:
Voice: (02) 6274 1111
Fax: (02) 6274 1333
Address:
Delivery point:
GPO Box 787
City: CANBERRA
Administrative area: ACT
Postal code: 2601
Country: Australia
e-mail address: metadata@environment.gov.au

Themes or categories of the resource: boundaries
Theme keywords:
BOUNDARIES Cultural
BOUNDARIES Administrative
BOUNDARIES Administrative_Management
Thesaurus name:
Title: ANZLIC Search Words

Abstract:
This dataset details the Declared Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) across Australia through the implementation of the Indigenous Protected Areas Programme. These boundaries are not legally binding.

An Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) is an area of Indigenous-owned land or sea where traditional Indigenous owners have entered into an agreement with the Australian Government to promote biodiversity and cultural resource conservation.

The Indigenous Protected Areas element of the Caring for our Country initiative supports Indigenous communities to manage their land as IPAs, contributing to the National Reserve System. Further information can be found at the website below.

http://www.environment.gov.au/indigenous/ipa/index.html

Declared IPAs in order of gazettal date:

Nantawarrina
Preminghana
Risdon Cove
putalina
Deen Maar
Yalata
Warul Kawa
Watarru
Walalkara
Mount Chappell Island
Badger Island
Dhimurru
Guanaba
Wattleridge
Mount Willoughby
Paruku
Ngaanyatjarra
Tyrendarra
Toogimbie
Anindilyakwa
Laynhapuy - Stage 1
Ninghan
North Tanami
Warlu Jilajaa Jumu
Kaanju Ngaachi
Great Dog Island
Babel Island
lungatalanana
Angas Downs
Pulu Islet
Tarriwa Kurrukun
Warddeken
Djelk
Jamba Dhandan Duringala
Kurtonitj
Framlingham Forest
Kalka - Pipalyatjara
Boorabee and The Willows
Lake Condah
Marri-Jabin (Thamurrurr - Stage 1)
Brewarrina Ngemba Billabong
Uunguu - Stage 1
Apara - Makiri - Punti
Antara - Sandy Bore
Dorodong
Weilmoringle
Yanyuwa (Barni - Wardimantha Awara)
Minyumai
Gumma
Mandingalbay Yidinji
Southern Tanami
Angkum - Stage 1
Ngunya Jargoon
Birriliburu
Eastern Kuku Yalanji
Bardi Jawi
Girringun
Wilinggin
Dambimangari
Balanggarra
Thuwathu/Bujimulla
Yappala
Wardaman - Stage 1
Karajarri - Stage 1
Nijinda Durlga - Stage 1

Dataset language: English
Dataset character set: utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format
Update Status: onGoing
Maintenance:
Update frequency: as needed

Resource constraints:
Access constraints:
Data to be available in the Public Domain under Creative Commons by Attribution Licensing Agreement.
More information can be found here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en
Limitations of use:
It is the responsibility of the person using the IPA dataset to always check the metadata for the currency date within each jurisdiction and if required seek advice from the IPA Programme on details of more recent gazettals of protected areas.

This dataset is unsuitable for use in any legal issue regarding boundaries. The land title authority in your area should be referred to for accurate and appropriate legal spatial data.

Spatial representation type: vector
Resource format:
Format name: SDE Feature Class
Format version: 1
Spatial resolution:
Dataset's scale:
Scale denominator: 100000
Resource's bounding rectangle:
Extent type: Full extent in decimal degrees
Extent contains the resource: Yes
West longitude: 153.389559
East longitude: 153.389559
North latitude: -9.512017
South latitude: -43.113159

Supplemental information:
to be published externally

Point of contact:
Organisation's name: Australian Government Department of the Environment
Contact's position: Parks Data Manager
Contact's role: point of contact
Contact information:
Phone:
Voice: 02 6274 1111
Fax: 02 6274 1666
Address:
Delivery point:
GPO Box 787
City: Canberra
Administrative area: ACT
Postal code: 2601
Country: Australia
e-mail address: parks.metadata@environment.gov.au

Spatial Representation:

Spatial Representation - Vector:

Reference System Information:

Reference system identifier:
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Data Quality Information:

Scope of quality information: dataset

Lineage:
The spatial boundaries were originally compiled by the NRS program and by ERIN since February 2009. Boundaries have been compiled as areas that have been declared through the IPA Programme. In 2006 ERIN revised the IPA dataset to align with the Collaborative Australian Protected Areas Database (CAPAD). This included modification of the spatial data to remove discrepancies as well as an attribution review for accuracy and completeness. This was undertaken with advice from the IPA Programme staff. Since February 2009 most boundaries have been sourced directly from the Indigenous Management Group (IMG) responsible for that IPA. Where this has occured it is marked in the Source field.
Note: On occasions the spatial boundaries of declared IPA's may alter as new and more up-to-date mapping is made available from IMG's to ERIN. This will alter the GIS area (Ha) figure.

Source data acknowledgements:
When using this dataset for analysis or mapping you must always acknowledge the Indigenous Protected Areas Section, Parks Australia, Department of the Environment as the custodian of the data and also include the below copyright.
(c) Department of the Environment, 2014.

Data quality report - Absolute external positional accuracy:
Boundaries were either provided as spatial data, compiled using cadastral boundary, roads or rivers layers, digitized from hand drawn maps or plotted using textual descriptions.

The accuracy of the boundaries copied from existing GIS data vary from less than 1m to 500m. The existing GIS data scale ranged from 1:1,000 (ACT) to 1:500,000 (northern WA).

Data quality report - Attribute accuracy:
All anomolies were corrected by ERIN in consultation with the IPA Programme staff. Attributes in the IPA dataset are a subset of CAPAD attribute fields and are as follows: NAME: official (gazetted) name of a IPA or unofficial name. Gazetted IPA's with no name are flagged as "Unnamed". TYPE: official gazetted designation of the IPA. STATE: State the IPA is located in. STATUS: whether the IPA is declared or undeclared. GAZ_AREA: area of IPA in hectares as described in the nomination document (eg. parliamentary gazettal or nomination letter to the IPA Programme), to the nearest hectare. GIS_AREA: area of IPA in hectares as calculated in ArcGIS using the Australian Albers Equal Area projection. Where IPA's are made up of multiple polygons (parts) the GIS_AREA is the sum of all the polygons. IUCN: the IUCN protected area category described by the Managing authority, as outlined in the publication: CNPPA/WCMC "Guidelines for Protected Area management categories". Gland: IUCN, 1994. (ISBN: 2-8317-0201-1). IUCN Definitions include: IA Strict Nature Reserve: PA managed mainly for science; IB Wilderness Area: PA managed mainly for wilderness protection; II National Park: PA managed mainly for ecosystem protection; III Natural Monument: PA managed mainly for conservation of specific natural features; IV Habitat / Species Management Area: PA managed mainly for conservation through management intervention; V Protected Landscape / Seascape: PA managed mainly for landscape/seascape conservation and recreation; VI Managed Resource Protected Area: PA managed mainly for the sustainable use of natural ecosystems. AUTHORITY: This attribute contains code sets for the management authority of the IPA. Definitions include: IMG = Indigenous Management Group LILC = Local Indigenous Land Council TSRA = Torres Strait Regional Authority GAZ_DATE: original gazettal/ proclamation date. LATEST_GAZ: Date of most recent gazetted amendment or verification. ENVIRON: Where an IPA component comprises of land (T=terrestrial) or sea country (M=marine). SOURCE: Source of spatial dataset (eg. CAPAD_T). Definitions include: Cadlite = Cadastral parcels, as supplied by the Public Sector Mapping Authorities [PSMA] Cons = Consultant / Third party contractor CAPAD_T = Terrestrial component of CAPAD DLI = WA Land Information Authority (Landgate) DPIPWE = Tas Dept of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment IMG = Indigenous Management Group NNTT = National Native Title Tribunal NRETAS = NT Dept of Land Resource Management (formerly the Dept of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport) NRSP = National Reserve System Program, DSEWPaC COMMENTS: Any comments, change of name, etc

Data quality report - Conceptual consistency:
Attribute data conform to a subset of the nationally agreed CAPAD specifications. All source datasets which were not consistent with the CAPAD standards were corrected as required.

Spatial data of source datasets were checked and corrected for mismatches across jurisdictional boundaries (see lineage for further details).

All polygons were given visual checks for spatial errors and for appropriate attribute information.

Data quality report - Completeness:
All Declared IPA's are complete to the revision date of this dataset.

Distribution Information:

Organisation's name: Australian Government Department of the Environment
Available format:
Format name: ArcGIS File geodatabase
Format version: 1
Available format:
Format name: Shapefile
Format version: 1
Transfer options:
Online source:
Online location: Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) - Declared
Description: Offline Data
Online source:
Online location: Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) - Declared
Description: Downloadable Data

Metadata Information:

Metadata language: eng
Metadata character set: utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format
Last update: 20140722
Metadata contact:
Organisation's name: Australian Government Department of the Environment
Contact's position: Parks Data Manager
Contact's role: point of contact
Contact information:
Phone:
Voice: 02 6274 1111
Fax: 02 6274 1666
Address:
Delivery point:
GPO Box 787
City: Canberra
Administrative area: ACT
Postal code: 2601
Country: Australia
e-mail address: parks.metadata@environment.gov.au
Name of the metadata standard used: ANZLIC Metadata Profile
Version of the metadata standard: 1.1
Metadata identifier: f16e1b55-afc6-44fb-8eae-413fb91ff727