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From Stolen Generations rights and appeals to the rights of traditional land owners, Indigenous law is an important sector of Australian life and the legal system. To find the right lawyer to represent your case, start with the FindLaw directory.


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Indigenous Law - Amendments to the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Rights Act

Date: 20 Mar 2008, Filed under: Conveyancing, Indigenous Law

On 1 July 2007 far reaching amendments came into force in relation to the NSW Aboriginal Land Council and all Local Aboriginal Land Councils. This followed...

Native Title exists in the Gulf of Carpentaria

Date: 28 Apr 2004, Filed under: Building & Construction law, Indigenous Law

The Federal Court has determined that native title rights exist over waters in the Gulf of Carpentaria, off the North West Queensland coast. However, in...

Courts confirm extinguishment of native title by crown actions

Date: 31 Oct 2003, Filed under: Conveyancing, Indigenous Law

When assessing the impact of native title on a proposed new project, an important first step will always be an assessment of whether or not native title...

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Calma calls for new Indigenous Representative Body

Date: 15 Jul 2008, Filed under: Administrative Law, Indigenous Law

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Tom Calma has used an issues paper to call on the federal Government to have a new National...

WA Govt lodges appeal against landmark native title decision

Date: 12 Oct 2006, Filed under: Building & Construction law, Environmental & Planning Law, Indigenous Law

WA Attorney-General Jim McGinty has stated the State Government lodged an appeal against the recent Federal Court decision recognising native title over...

Bruny Island land title handed to Aboriginal community

Date: 05 Oct 2006, Filed under: Building & Construction law, Environmental & Planning Law, Indigenous Law

Tasmanian Treasurer Michael Aird announced that the title to a block of historically- and culturally-significant Crown Land on Bruny Island was officially...

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