Content tagged with Law

Our Land is Our Birth Right – Mabo25 and Beyond

Registrations are now open for the 2017 National Native Title Conference to be held Monday 5 June to Wednesday 7 June, on the traditional lands...

News - 10 Apr 2017

Overturning aqua nullius – securing Aboriginal water rights

Today, the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG officially launched the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 22 Feb 2017

Authorisation and decision-making in native title

The latest AIATSIS Research Publication Authorisation and decision-making in native title by Nick Duff is now available as a free download....

News - 16 Feb 2017

Authorisation and decision-making in native title

Native title involves an interface between the Australian legal system and Indigenous legal, cultural and political systems. The assertion and...

Publication or resource - 7 Feb 2017

Broader native title settlements and the meaning of the term ‘traditional owners’

Many native title claimant groups find it difficult to demonstrate that the relationship they have with their traditional country can meet the...

Publication or resource - 3 Feb 2016

Dr Virginia Marshall 2015 Stanner Award acceptance speech

We don’t have a transcript available yet for this video. If you need to access this video in an alternate format, contact us for assistance. We...

Video - 11 Aug 2015

Stanner Award winner announced

Dr Virginia Marshall with the inscribed glass eel trap sculpture, specially created for the Stanner Award by Aboriginal artist Jennifer Martiniello...

News - 11 Aug 2015

Native Title Representative Bodies Knowledge Management Project

Source: Cath McLeish The major output of the Native Title Representative Bodies Knowledge Management Project is the Native Title Precedents...

Research project - 2 Mar 2015

Ownership management and use of land – legal and practical implications

State and territory laws place obligations on ‘occupiers’, ‘owners’ and ‘land holders’, which may also apply to native title holders.   This...

Research project - 27 Feb 2015

Case summary: Yorta Yorta v Victoria

On the 12 December 2002, the High Court handed down its decision Members of the Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Community v State of Victoria and ...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Yarmirr v Northern Territory (Croker Island Case)

Croker Island is a small island (43 km x 14.5 km) 225 km north east of Darwin, 6.5 km by boat from the Cobourg Peninsula. The waters ...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Wik Peoples v Queensland

Wik: Coexistence, pastoral leases, mining, nati vetitle and the ten point plan In The Wik Peoples v The State of Queensland & Ors; The...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Risk v Northern Territory of Australia

The Larrakia claim involved a number of claimant applications for the recognition of native title over land and waters in and around Darwin. The...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Western Australia v Ward (Miriuwung-Gajerrong)

On 8 August 2002, the High Court handed down its decision on Western Australia v Ward & Ors, relating to the native title claim by the...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Mabo v Queensland

Overturning the doctrine of terra nullius: The Mabo Case The Mabo decision altered the foundation of land law in Australia by overturning the...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Jango v Northern Territory

The case in Jango v Northern Territory of Australia [2006] FCA 318 involved a claim for compensation over the tourist town of Yulara near Uluru under...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Griffiths v Minister for Lands Planning and Environment [2008]

On 15 May 2008, the High Court of Australia handed down a decision in its first native title case for some years with little fanfare or media...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: Fejo v Northern Territory

The Larrakia people, whose country includes areas in and around Darwin, Palmerston and Litchfield in the Northern Territory, sought a...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Case summary: De Rose v State of South Australia

On 9 December 1994, a group of 12 Yankunytatjara and Pitjantjatjara or Antikirinya people made application to the Federal Court of Australia for a...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

Annotated case list

This annotated Case List  is taken from Strelein, L. 2009. Compromised Jurisprudence: native title cases since Mabo, ...

Publication or resource - 26 Feb 2015

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