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10 Apr 2017

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

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National Native Title Conference 2017

National Native Title Conference 2017

Monday, 5 June 2017

In 2017 the annual National Native Title Conference will be convened by AIATSIS and the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) on the traditional lands of the Gurambilbarra Wulgurukaba people, Townsville Queensland.

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Professor Michael (Mick) Dodson AM, Chairperson, AIATSIS Council