Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Australia’s longest running land claim finally settled

Australia’s longest running land claim - the Kenbi land claim across the Cox Peninsula on the western side of Darwin Harbour – has finally been...

Mining deal opens new chapter for Martu



My name is Doris Eaton, I am from the Pitjakarli tribe and I speak Nygangumarta. Last week Martu from the western desert stood alongside Newcrest...

Former native title chief must repay Githabul

A former director of Githabul Nation Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC has been convicted of three charges of dishonestly misusing his position to gain a personal...

Noongars finally take control of their own destiny, says leader Nannup

A new era is dawning in the Noongar nation. At the South-West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council in Western Australia they are pressing ahead with...

Kulyakartu claim finally recognised

The Federal Court has recognised native title for the Kulyakartu people in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia. Lodged in 2005, the Kulyakartu claim...

26-year wait pays off for Robe River

The Robe River Kuruma community in Western Australia’s Pilbara is celebrating its second Native Title determination after a federal court hearing at Pannawonica Hill...

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...

It’s back to the Native Title drawing board

It’s ‘groundhog day’ as Australia’s biggest Native Title settlement is placed back before the National Native Title Tribunal, this time by Western Australia’s new...

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...

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...

Lease decision would risk title claims: Bergmann

The Mount Jowlaenga people in Western Australia’s north have warned of ramifications for Native Title holders across Australia if the State Government gives the...