Content tagged with Water rights

Cultural flows: the missing element in Australia’s water management regime

Across Australia, water is governed through a complex system of laws and policies that largely fail to meet the needs of Aboriginal communities....

Presentation - 15 Aug 2017

Living off our waters: Indigenous fishing values

While the economic and social value of the commercial and recreational fishing sectors is well understood, Indigenous fishing values are not always...

Presentation - 15 Aug 2017

Fluid mechanics: the practical use of native title for freshwater outcomes

“What rights do native title holders have in relation to freshwater resources?” — a question tackled by legal scholars, lawyers and native title...

Publication or resource - 30 Jun 2017

Our Land is Our Birth Right – Mabo25 and Beyond

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

News - 10 Apr 2017

Hon. Michael Kirby - Overturning aqua nullius book launch

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Video - 30 Mar 2017

Dr Virginia Marshall - Overturning aqua nullius book launch

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Video - 30 Mar 2017

Overturning aqua nullius – securing Aboriginal water rights

Today, the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG officially launched the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 22 Feb 2017

Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry into regulation of the marine fisheries and aquaculture sectors

The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into regulation of the Australian marine fisheries and aquaculture sectors sought to identify opportunities to...

Publication or resource - 10 Jan 2017

Understanding cultural flows: a coordinated research effort in pursuit of Aboriginal water rights

For Aboriginal peoples, water sustains a complex relationship between the environment, individuals and their spirits. As described by Euahlayi Elder...

Presentation - 29 Apr 2016

Indigenous fishing issues

Native title determinations – the Blue Mud Bay decision and the increase of Indigenous Protected Areas have all supported an increase in Aboriginal...

Presentation - 28 Apr 2016

Implementing native title: Indigenous leadership in land and water livelihoods

This report is based on the workshop, Implementing native title: Indigenous leadership in land and water livelihoods, held at the 2015 National...

Publication or resource - 3 Nov 2015

Victorian Traditional Owner Water Policy Framework

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Video - 20 Aug 2015

Dr Virginia Marshall 2015 Stanner Award acceptance speech

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Video - 11 Aug 2015

Stanner Award winner announced

Dr Virginia Marshall with the inscribed glass eel trap sculpture, specially created for the Stanner Award by Aboriginal artist Jennifer Martiniello...

News - 11 Aug 2015

Victorian Traditional Owner Water Policy Framework

Victorian Traditional Owners have invested significant effort to engage government on water reform in recent years. Our vision is for an equitable...

Presentation - 7 May 2015

Water and Native Title

This short project will provide legal analysis and a framework for policy development across jurisdictions, ensuring that native title rights and...

Research project - 2 Mar 2015

Entries now open for 2015 Stanner Award

Inscribed statuette (a glass eel trap) specially created for the Stanner Award by Jenni Kemarre Martiniello, winner of the National Aboriginal and...

News - 12 Dec 2014

Murray River Country: An Ecological Dialogue with Traditional Owners

Summary Murray River Country discusses the water crisis from a unique perspective – the intimate stories of love and loss from the viewpoints...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014