Harry Hobbs and George Williams of the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales have described the Settlement as ‘Australia’s First Treaty’.
Recognition through an Act of Parliament – the Noongar (Koorah, Nitja, Boordahwan) (Past, Present, Future) Recognition Act 2016.
Noongar Boodja Trust – a perpetual trust, receiving yearly instalments of $50 million for 12 years.
Noongar Corporations – the establishment of six Noongar Regional Corporations and one Central Services Corporation, with funding support of $10 million a year for 12 years.
Noongar Land Estate – up to 320,000 hectares of development and cultural land to be held by the Noongar Boodja Trust.
Co-operative and joint management – of National Parks and the South West Conservation Estate.
Land Access – to certain crown lands for customary activities.
Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement – standard processes for determining when and how to carry out heritage surveys on Noongar Lands.
Noongar Heritage Partnership Agreement – collaboration framework for identifying, recording, protecting and managing Noongar Heritage values and sites.
Noongar Housing Program – transfer and refurbishment of properties to the Noongar Boodja Trust.
Economic and Community Development – through development frameworks to assist Noongar businesses and improve Government service delivery to the Noongar community.
Capital Works Program – funding to contribute to the establishment of a Noongar Cultural Centre and office space for Noongar Corporations.
Noongar Land Fund – up to $46,850,000 over ten years for land-related projects.