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
Strickland v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 914 2015 Connection s 190B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 190C Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 190F Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Anderson on behalf of the Wulli Wulli People v State of Queensland (No 3) [2015] FCA 821 2015 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
TJ (on behalf of the Yindjibarndi People) v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 818 2015 Authorisation, Dismissal, Meeting procedure s 66B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
MT (deceased) v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2015] FCA 697 2015 Authorisation, Claim group composition s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84C Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Doctor on behalf of the Bigambul People v State of Queensland (No 3) [2015] FCA 581 2015 Applicant, Claim group composition s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Budby on behalf of the Barada Barna People v State of Queensland (No 4) [2015] FCA 629 2015 Joinder
Foster v Northern Territory of Australia [2015] FCA 38 2015 Dismissal s 190F Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84D Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)
Hale on behalf of the Bunuba #2 Native Title Claim Group v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 560 2015 Expedited procedure s 29 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 145 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 139 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 75 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 237 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 233 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 32 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Hill on behalf of the Yirendali People Core Country Claim v State of Queensland (No 3) [2015] FCA 777 2015 Abuse of process, Mediation, Connection s 223 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Hill on behalf of the Yirendali People Core Country Claim v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 300 2015 Withdrawn / discontinued claim s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 62 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 85A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Corunna v South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (No 2) [2015] FCA 630 2015 Costs, Dismissal s 85A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), s 81 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Corunna v South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council [2015] FCA 491 2015 Dismissal, Applicant - authority, Overlap s 24CI Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 251A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BE Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Wallace on behalf of the Boonthamurra People v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 600 2015 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Yaegl People #1 v Attorney General of New South Wales [2015] FCA 647 2015 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 94A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
McKellar on behalf of the Budjiti People v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 601 2015 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Lampton on behalf of the Juru People v State of Queensland [2015] FCA 609 2015 Consent determination s 87 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), Native Title Act (Queensland) Act 1993 (Qld)
Barkandji Traditional Owners #8 v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2015] FCA 604 2015 Consent determination s 87A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 94A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Lake Torrens Overlap Proceedings [2015] FCA 519 2015 Overlap Evidence Act 1995 (Cth), s 203BF Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 203BB Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
CG (Deceased) on behalf of the Badimia People v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2015] FCA 507 2015 Connection s 223 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 225 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
CG (Deceased) on behalf of the Badimia People v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 204 2015 Connection, Connection - pathway, Extinguishment, Tradition, Evidence - inference, Non-extinguishment principle, Prior extinguishment, Social and cultural disruption, Society, Abuse of process, Experts, Connection - anthropological report, Continuity s 47B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 223 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)

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