Thursday, December 5, 2019

Breakaway Noongar group lodges huge compensation claim without claimant group authorisation

A group of Noongar Traditional Owners have lodged a $290 billion compensation claim for spiritual damages caused by extinguishment of Native Title. The largest compensation...

Traditional Owners challenge State and Federal Governments over public beach access

Bindunburr and Jabirr Jabirr/Ngumbarl Native Title holders will challenge an appeal from the Commonwealth and WA State Governments this week in the High Court...

Pastoral lease land handed back to Traditional Owners during Wyatt NT visit

Traditional Owners celebrated the handback of land in the Northern Territory this week with a visit from Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt. On Wednesday,...

FMG considering all options after Native Title exclusive possession appeal thrown out

Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is considering appealing a 2017 Native Title decision to the High Court after their appeal was thrown out by the...

Commonwealth puts forward long overdue Native Title reform

The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 to Parliament as a means to streamline the claims process, according to...
Yugunga-Nya Native Title Claim

Public Notice — Yugunga-Nya Native Title Claim Native Title Information Sessions and Authorisation Meetings

Information Sessions and Authorisation Meetings have been called by PBC Consultancy Services on behalf of Sam Hegney for the Yugunga-Nya People in relation to...

OPINION: Time for McGowan Government to step up on land tenure and Native Title

In the late 1870s Alexander Forrest travelled from the western side of King Sound, crossed the Fraser River and then journeyed up to the...

Inaugural Indigenous Water Forum to put water rights in the spotlight

The Australian National University (ANU) will host a forum on Monday that brings together academic and community experts to discuss Indigenous water rights and...

The land of Australia’s first walk off protesters recognised at native title determination

Nyamal Traditional Owners from Western Australia’s Pilbara region had their native title determination officially recognised at Shaw River on Tuesday. The determination comes 73 years...

NOTICE OF NYAMAL #1 and NYAMAL #10 (ALSO KNOWN AS NJAMAL)NATIVE TITLE AUTHORISATION MEETING

DATE: Friday 9 August 2019 TIME: 10:00 am to 5:00pm (Registration at 9.00 am) VENUE: Wanangkura Stadium 24/7 Hamilton Road, South Hedland, WA 6722 A meeting is...

TOs welcome native title over ‘sugar bag country’

Tennant Creek Station Traditional Owners have had their native title rights recognised over an area of approximately 3,650 square kilometres. Last week, Justice Natalie Charlesworth...