Saturday, November 9, 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...

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...

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...

Rirratjingu vow to fight NLC over royalties claim

The Rirratjingu people of East Arnhem Land are taking their long-running fight with the Northern Land Council over mining royalties to the full bench...

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...

Ngurra Kayanta get their land

A native title claim covering approximately 20,000 square kilometres in the south-east Kimberley region of Western Australia has been finalised today with the Federal...

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...

Central mobs celebrate native title decisions

Native title holders near Alice Springs have celebrated consent determinations at two special sittings of the Federal Court at remote central Australian outstations. Justice Rangiah...

Eastern Arrernte secure another piece of Simpson Desert

Eastern Arrernte traditional owners have won Aboriginal freehold title to a missing piece of the vast Simpson Desert land claim. The grant concludes one of...

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...
Connection to country

Connection to country empowers local communities, closes the gap

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council has returned a 10,500-hectare property to its rightful owners, the Murrin Bridge Local Aboriginal Land Council, empowering the local...

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...