Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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,...

Report slams ‘undermining’ of native title rights in WA

There were continuing and relentless attempts to undermine native title in WA’s Kimberley region, a new Oxfam global report pushing for the land rights...

Arma Legal providing remote Native Title services during COVID-19

While Western Australian remote communities face stringent lockdown measures, boutique law firm, Arma Legal, provides clarity on the State of Emergency Declaration and what...

An unprecedented event—tailored to the unique needs of PBCs

Central Australia’s native title holders gathered together for the first time at Ross River Resort in the Northern Territory for the inaugural Prescribed Body...

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...

Gooniyandi consent reflects ‘deep connection to country’

The Gooniyandi people have been recognised as the native title holders of a further 184 square km of their country in the central Kimberley. Made...

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...

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...

Oil company to pay up in rare Native Title ruling

An oil and gas explorer will have to pay court costs of more than $200,000 for what has been described as “unreasonable conduct” in...

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...

South West Native Title Settlement to go ahead as Court rejects review applications

The Noongar People’s South West Native Title Settlement is one step closer to being fulfilled thanks to a decision handed down today from the...

Native Title win may set new precedent

Traditional owners of the Mount Jowlaenga area in Western Australia’s Kimberley have won a landmark court battle with miner Sheffield Resources over one of...