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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 of Australia. The High Court is set to rule on whether the public has a right to access beaches and waterways within the Bindunburr and Jabirr Jabirr/Ngumbarl determination area in the […]

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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, Minister Wyatt took part in a ceremony with the Alyawarr people from Aherrenge land holding group to return approximately 31 square kilometres of land on Ammaroo Station in the Sandover […]

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Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is considering appealing a 2017 Native Title decision to the High Court after their appeal was thrown out by the full bench of the Federal Court. In 2017, Justice Steven Rares found the Yindjibarndi people of Western Australia’s Pilbara region had exclusive possession Native Title over approximately 2,700 square kilometres of land that […]

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The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 to Parliament as a means to streamline the claims process, according to Attorney-General Christian Porter. Currently before the House of Representatives, the Bill includes recommendations from Native Title claimant groups, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). […]

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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 the Yugunga-Nya People’s native title determination application (WAD 29 of 2019) (“Yugunga-Nya Claim”).  The date, place and time of the meetings, the persons who may attend the meetings and the purposes […]

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