Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Historical Yamatji Native Title agreement opens door to unique economic opportunities

In early February Yamatji Traditional Owners had cause for great celebration after the Federal High Court approved the Yamatji Nation’s Indigenous Land Use Agreement...

20-years in the making, the Gascoyne’s Malgana people celebrate native title

The Malgana people have been granted native title over about 28,800 square kilometres of land and waters around the World Heritage listed Shark Bay...

Access deal hailed as goldmine for Nyiyaparli

A land access agreement between the Nyiyaparli People in Western Australia’s Pilbara and Greenmount Resources, a wholly owned subsidiary of ASX-listed gold explorer and...

Tanami native title determination one of the quickest yet

The Lappi Lappi and Ngulupi peoples’ native title over 6,072 square kilometres of land and waters in the western Tanami Desert in Western Australia...

Borroloola win big in Territory land claim

The Rrumburriya Borroloola people in the Northern Territory have won the right to trade as part of a successful native title claim over the...

Thalanyji Native Title Registered body corporate placed under special administration

After extensive complaints raised as early as February 2018, Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation (Thalanyji) has been placed under special administration by the Office of...

Corporation pursues answers to land removal

The Supreme Court in WA has ordered the operator of a solar salt field in Onslow in WA’s Pilbara to hand over “pre-action discovery”...

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...

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...

FMG reviews Native Title ruling in Pilbara

Lawyers for billionaire Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group were this week reviewing a Federal Court judgement that found the Yindjibarndi people in Western Australia’s...

200K boost to Taungurung in land battle

The Victorian government is providing $200,000 in funding to the Taungurung people to continue their native title negotiations. Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Ben Carroll, said...

Groups lose in Qld Native Title claim

Queensland’s Yugara and Turrbal peoples — who unsuccessfully sought Native Title claims over Brisbane — have had their appeals rejected by the Full Court...