Native Title Law Database

The Native Title Law Database is the most comprehensive collection of publicly accessible native title case and legislation summaries in Australia. Previously published as What's New in Native Title, the database is a key resource for traditional owners, practitioners and researchers.

Each item includes a summary and link to the source judgement or piece of legislation. Use the Search all function to search by legal issue or subject, court, native title or language group names, year, jurisdiction, and any other keywords or phrases.

Summaries of cases and legislation from 2013 to 2018 are now available on the database. Summaries of earlier legal developments will become available on a rolling basis throughout 2019.

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Title Year Issues Legislation considered
Braedon on behalf of the members of the family groups with responsibility for the Imarnte Estate v Northern Territory of Australia [2019] FCA 614 2019 Consent determination, Extinguishment s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 223 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 56 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 94A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Akiba on behalf of the Torres Strait Regional Seas Claim v State of Queensland [2019] FCA 651 2019 Claim group composition, Applicant - replacement s 66B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Anderson on behalf of the Wulli Wulli People v State of Queensland (No 4) [2017] FCA 800  2019 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 223 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Agius v State of South Australia (No 2) [2013] FCA 417 2013 Standing, Removal of party s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 253 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Ward v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 281 2013 Compensation, Strike-out application, Prior extinguishment, Non-extinguishment principle s 51 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 51(xxxi) Constitution, s 17 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 20 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Land Act 1933 (WA), Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), s 45 Native Title Act 1993, s 23J Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Titles (Validation) and Native Title (Effect of Past Acts) Act 1995 (WA)
Doctor on behalf of the Bigumbal People v State of Queensland (No 2) [2013] FCA 746 2013 Authorisation, Meeting procedure, Applicant - removal, Applicant - replacement s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Cheinmora v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 727 2013 Respondent, Removal of party s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Watson v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 238 2013 Joinder s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Resources Act 1967 (WA)
Gomeroi People v Attorney General of New South Wales [2013] FCA 81 2013 Joinder s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84(8) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84(5) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Strickland v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 677 2013 Claim group composition, Authorisation s 190C Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 190F Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 64 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Murray on behalf of the Yilka Native Title Claimants v State of Western Australia (No 4) [2013] FCA 413 2013 Abuse of process Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Weribone on behalf of the Mandandanji People v State of Queensland [2013] FCA 255 2013 Applicant, Royalties / payments, Applicant - replacement, Meeting procedure, Injunction, Interests of Justice s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 66B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Violet Carr and Others on Behalf of the Wellington Valley Wiradjuri People v Premier of New South Wales [2013] FCA 200 2013 Authorisation, Dismissal, Meeting procedure, Applicant - authority s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84C Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
NC (deceased) v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2013] FCA 70 2013 Applicant, Authorisation, Applicant - replacement, Meeting procedure s 66B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 253 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Farrer on behalf of the Ngarrawanji Native Title Claim Group v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 655 2019 Consent determination, Applicant - replacement, Rights and interests - commercial s 66B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Straits Exploration (Australia) Pty Ltd & Anor v Kokatha Uwankara Native Title Claimants & Ors (No 2) [2013] SASCFC 103 2013 Costs, Practice and procedure Supreme Court Civil Rules 2006 (SA), Native Title (South Australia) Act 1994 (SA)
A.D. (deceased) on behalf of the Mirning People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2013] FCA 1134 2013 Costs s 85A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
A.D. (deceased) on behalf of the Mirning People v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2013] FCA 1000 2013 Joinder, Interests of Justice s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
A.D. (deceased) on behalf of the Mirning People v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 565 2013 Costs s 85A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth)
Morganson on behalf of the Warrungnu People #2 v State of Queensland [2013] FCA 957 2013 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

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