Saturday, November 9, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Native Title win for Kimberley mob – with a hitch

The Ngurrara People in Western Australia’s Kimberley have been recognised as the Native Title holders of about 20,455 sq km of land and water...

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...
Kimberley Land Council. Acting CEO Tyronne Garstone.

KLC says ‘start again’ with Heritage Act

The Kimberley Land Council in Western Australia’s north has called for a complete overhaul of the state’s Aboriginal Heritage Act as a government review...
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...