Content tagged with Native Title Act

Broader native title settlements and the meaning of the term ‘traditional owners’

Many native title claimant groups find it difficult to demonstrate that the relationship they have with their traditional country can meet the...

Publication or resource - 3 Feb 2016

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

Connection to Country: Review of the Native Title Act

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Video - 18 Aug 2015

Connection to country: review of the Native Title Act

The Final Report of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Native Title Inquiry was placed before the Parliament in June 2015. During that Inquiry,...

Presentation - 18 Aug 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

The limits of change: Mabo and native title 20 years on

On 3 June 1992, the High Court of Australia handed down the Mabo decision, recognising the continuing rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Publication or resource - 20 May 2015

Getting to yes; or no: thinking about how to better case manage native title proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia

The overarching purpose of the civil practice and procedure provisions of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), that apply to proceedings...

Presentation - 7 May 2015

Submission to Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the Native Title Act Discussion Paper 82 (DP82)

In this Submission, AIATSIS responds to the questions and proposals in the Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) Discussion Paper 82....

Publication or resource - 14 Apr 2015

s223 Native Title Act Workshop Agenda

A workshop concerning interpretations of Section 223 was held on 5-6 March 2009 at the University of Melbourne. The workshop was sponsored...

Publication or resource - 24 Feb 2015

The 2007 Amendments to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth): Technical amendments or disturbing the balance of rights?

In 2005 the Attorney General announced an interconnected package of reforms to the native title system, focussing in particular on native title...

Publication or resource - 23 Feb 2015

Authorisation meetings

Since the 1998 amendments to the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), in order to make a native title or compensation application, section 62 requires the...

Publication or resource - 22 Feb 2015

Authorisation cases

 This paper provides summaries of authorisation cases. It describes, where relevant, the major facts of each case and the significant...

Publication or resource - 22 Feb 2015

Authorisation law

This paper describes the legal elements of authorisation in relation to the 1998 and 2007 amendments to the Native Title Act 1993...

Publication or resource - 22 Feb 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into consistency of the Native Title Amendment Act 1998 with Australia's international obligations under the CERD

Since the election of the Federal Coalition Government, Australia's adherence to international human rights obligations has been questioned. This...

Publication or resource - 18 Feb 2015

Submission to the Attorney-General on proposed minor native title amendments

In this submission to the Attorney-General, AIATSIS responds to the major amendments contained with the Proposed Minor Native Title...

Publication or resource - 18 Feb 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into the Native Title Amendment (Reform) Bill 2011

The Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) welcomes the opportunity to provide submissions on the very...

Publication or resource - 18 Feb 2015

AIATSIS comments on exposure draft of proposed amendments to the Native Title Act 1993

In this submission to the Attorney-General, AIATSIS comments on the exposure draft: Proposed amendments to the Native Title Act...

Publication or resource - 18 Feb 2015

Senate Inquiry into the Native Title Amendment Bill 2012

AIATSIS has been integrally involved in debates over reform to the Native Title Act since its inception. Through events such as the annual National...

Publication or resource - 17 Feb 2015

Comments on the draft terms of reference for the ALRC Review of the Native Title Act 1993

In this submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC), AIATSIS provides comments on the draft terms of reference for the ALRC...

Publication or resource - 17 Feb 2015

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