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 2012 are now available on the database. Summaries of earlier legal developments will become available on a rolling basis.

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Displaying 661 to 680 of 723 items.

Search across all case, legislation and year fields.
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Title Year Issues Legislation considered
Bonner on behalf of the Jagera/Yagera People v State of Queensland [2019] FCA 917 2019 Registration, Dismissal, Withdrawn / discontinued claim Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth), s 84C Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Purdie on behalf of the Yurriyangem Taam Native Title Claim Group v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 696 2019 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Northern Territory v Mr A. Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples [No 2] [2019] HCA 19 2019 Evidence - gender, Suppression, Non-publication order Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)
Turner on behalf of the Nukunu People v State of South Australia [2019] FCA 863 2019 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Northern Land Council v Quall [2019] FCAFC 77 2019 Certification function, Delegation s 203BE Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 24CG Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BK Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BA Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BG Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BH Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BJ Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Acts Interpretation Act 1901 (Cth)
Northern Land Council v Quall (No 2) [2019] FCAFC 101 2019 Costs, Certification function, Delegation
Tweed Byron Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 936 2019 Non-claimant application, Extinguishment s 23B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW), Public Works Act 1912 (NSW), Native Title (New South Wales) Act 1994 (NSW)
Freddie on behalf of the Kankawarla, Kanturrpa, Kurtinja, Patta, Pirrtangu, Purrurtu and Warupunju landholding groups v Northern Territory of Australia [2019] FCA 1024 2019 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney General of New South Wales [2019] FCA 1091 2019 Non-claimant application, Extinguishment s 86G Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 23B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Brooking on behalf of the Bunuba People (Bunuba #2 Part B)) v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 1136 2019 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Drury on behalf of the Nanda People v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 1138 2019 Consent determination, Overlap s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Davey on behalf of the Mayala #2 Native Title Claim Group v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 1137 2019 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 56 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill 2019 (Vic) 2019 Environmental protection
Biosecurity Bill 2019 (Tas) 2019 Environmental protection
Fulton v Northern Territory of Australia [2013] FCA 1088 2013 s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Napangardi on behalf of Jiri/Kuyukurlangu, Kumpu, Kunajarrayi, Mikanji, Pikilyi, Pirrpirrpakarnu, Wantungurru, Wapatali/Mawunji, Warlukurlangu, Yamaparnta, Yarripiri and Yarungkanyi/Murrku Estate Groups v Northern Territory [2013] FCA 637 2013 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Cheinmora v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2013] FCA 769 2013 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 47 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 47A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 47B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Hobbs v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 1255 2019 Consent determination, Exclusive possession s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 94A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Mining Act 1904 (WA), s 47B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
McGlade v South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Aboriginal Corporation [2019] FCAFC 186 2019 Evidence, Judicial review, Indigenous Land Use Agreement Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Drury on behalf of the Nanda People v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2019] FCA 1642 2019 Consent determination, prescribed body corporate Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

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