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Native Title

Australia | Other | Cases | Legislation


Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation
Information, latest news and events, how to help, the sea of hands, six steps to co-existence, Federal Parliamentarians code of Race Ethics, sign the citizen’s statement, links to other sites and contact information.

NSW Aboriginal Land Council
Land rights, news, local Aboriginal land councils, native title, vision statement and links.

Northern Territory Land Council
‘This site outlines the struggle for Aboriginal land rights in the Northern Territory of Australia and the role of the NLC.’ Includes information about the NLC, Press Releases, Native Title, Sea Issues, Strategic Plan, the Aboriginal flag, the NLC logo, Aboriginal art, recent news, links and more.

Other jurisdictions

Canadian Native Title Law Cases
According to the site: ‘The Canadian Native Law Cases were compiled and indexed by researchers at the Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan between 1980 and 1991. The 9 volume set contains all reported Canadian court decisionsas well as those that went to the Privy Council on appeal from Canada. There is also a selection of previously unreported cases. The period covered is 1763-1978.’

Indigenous Bar Association (Canada)
Information about the association, contact details, contents, links, news, reference and services.

Relevant cases

Canadian Native Title Law Cases

Mabo v State of Queensland (1989) 166 CLR 186

Mabo v Queensland (No 2) (1992) 175 CLR 1

Relevant legislation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Act 1989 (Cth)
Relevant Australian Act - from AustLII

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

7th June 2013