Objectives of the Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation

3.1 The objectives of the corporation are to:
a) be the subject of a determination under s 57 of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth);
b) become a registered native title body corporate and carry out its functions;
c) be the prescribed body corporate for the purposes of s 57(2) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth);
d) perform the functions mentioned in s 57(3) and s 58 of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and under the Native Title (Prescribed Bodies Corporate) Regulations 1999 as amended;
e) act as the representative of the common law holders the subject of the determination;
f) advance the cultural, social, political, economic and legal interests of the common law holders, including by establishing legal entities to achieve these objects;
g) to provide relief from poverty, sickness, suffering, misfortune, destitution or helplessness among Far West Coast Aboriginal people;
h) to implement the Far West Coast native title determination and its associated ILUAs and other agreements;
i) to protect the native title rights and interests of Far West Coast Aboriginal people by such means as may be lawful and reasonable;
j) to enter into Native Title Mining Agreements, Indigenous Land Use Agreements and other agreements on behalf of Far West Coast Aboriginal people, and to receive any benefits by way of payments or otherwise, pursuant to such agreements;.
k) to manage land of traditional or cultural significance (or other land) to the Far West Coast Aboriginal People and to hold any interest in such land as trustee or otherwise for the Far West Coast people;
l) manage and account for the funds of the corporation and invest any funds not immediately required for the purpose of the corporation;
m) to act as the trustee under any trust established for the benefit of the Far West Coast Aboriginal people;
n) to protect the intellectual property right of the Far West Coast people, including but not limited to cultural practices, stories, and oral history and traditions.

Source: The Rule Book of the Far West Coast Aboriginal Corporation