Content tagged with Mabo case

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 2 2017

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Mabo v Queensland (No 2) (1992) (Mabo) decision in the High Court of Australia. In recognising the...

Publication or resource - 14 Sep 2017

Mabo: a catalyst for change: 25 years on

A discussion of the Mabo case and what it has achieved in the context of land rights litigation, legislation and indigenous political organisations...

Presentation - 16 Aug 2017

The Mabo Litigation 1982-1992: a Power-Point Presentation

In this power-point lecture, I will describe, and comment upon, by reference to my own photos and other materials, the course of the Mabo claim over...

Presentation - 15 Aug 2017

June Oscar AO - Mabo Lecture 2017

National Native Title Conference 2017 Mabo lecture June Oscar AO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Australian...

Video - 13 Jul 2017

Native Title 1992-2017: Silver Jubilee, Silver Linings, Silver Bullets…

The anniversary of the historic Mabo judgment is rightly a time to celebrate the wind that blew the grit of terra nullius from the eye of a nation...

Presentation - 23 May 2017

Mabo: A catalyst for change: 25 years on

A discussion of the Mabo case and what it has achieved in the context of land rights litigation, legislation and indigenous political organisations...

Presentation - 16 May 2017

Mabo Lecture 2017

[[nid:26725]] Koiki (Eddie) Mabo (1936-92) was born on the island of Mer (also known as Murray Island) in the Torres Strait. As a young man Eddie...

Presentation - 16 May 2017

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 1 2017

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992) (Mabo) decision in the High Court of Australia. In recognising the rights...

Publication or resource - 3 Apr 2017

Commonwealth Native Title Connection Policy Research Project: final report

In 2011, the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department commissioned researchers from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Publication or resource - 16 Sep 2015

Native title as compensable property

Presented at the 2011 Native Title Conference, this paper deals with some aspects of native title as compensable property under two headings. One...

Presentation - 16 Sep 2015

Eddie Koiki Mabo

Edward Koiki Mabo, a Meriam man from the island of Mer (Murray Island) in the Torres Straits, was a key plaintiff in a land rights case in the High...

Explore article - 3 Jun 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

The beginning of certainty: Consent determinations of Native Title

The common law recognition of Native Title in the High Court’s Mabo decision in 1992 and the Commonwealth Native Title Act have transformed the...

Publication or resource - 13 Feb 2015

Re-evaluating Mabo: the case for Native Title reform to remove discrimination and promote economic opportunity

This paper seeks to reanalyse the Mabo case from the point of view of non-discrimination. It argues that the Mabo judgment may have been...

Publication or resource - 13 Feb 2015

Beyond Yorta Yorta (Based on a paper prepared for the AIATSIS Native Title Conference Alice Springs ­June 2003)

In this paper John Basten focuses on the nature and extent of recognition of Native Title in Australia. Despite the title, it is not limited to a...

Publication or resource - 6 Feb 2015