BY SEAN BRENNAN
This is the second of two posts AUSPUBLAW is featuring on the High Court’s Timber Creek decision. Aaron Moss and William Isdale’s accompanying post is here.
With the handing down of the High Court appeal decision … Read the rest “Timber Creek and Australia’s Second Chance to Grasp the Opportunity of Mabo”
BY AARON MOSS AND WILLIAM ISDALE
This is the first of two posts AUSPUBLAW is featuring on the High Court’s Timber Creek decision. Sean Brennan’s accompanying post is here.
In Griffiths v Northern Territory  HCA 7 (Timber … Read the rest “Where to Next? Native Title Compensation following Timber Creek”
BY PATRICK McCABE
2018 saw a potentially important development in Australian native title law that has been emerging since 2013 move towards maturity. That development is the recognition of commercial native title rights in native title determinations. It is a … Read the rest “Commercial native title rights in 2018: a belated new dawn”
BY HARRY HOBBS
On 17 October 2018, Australia’s largest native title settlement moved a step towards implementation, when the Native Title Registrar accepted the Noongar Settlement for registration in the Native Title Register. The culmination of many years of … Read the rest “The Noongar Settlement: Two Lessons for Treaty Making in Australia”
BY AARON MOSS
As the 2018 legal year kicks off, one inevitably begins to reflect upon the year that was, and the year that will be. As this post will demonstrate, 2017 was a particularly significant year for native title … Read the rest “Looking forward, looking back: Native Title in 2017 and 2018”
BY LAUREN BUTTERLY
On 30 May 2017, the Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion announced 7.5 million dollars to help ‘finalise Aboriginal land claims over sea country’ in the Northern Territory (NT). These ‘land claims’, or rather negotiations, relate to the … Read the rest “A decade on: What happened to the historic Blue Mud Bay case (and why is it in the news again)?”
BY SEAN BRENNAN AND LAUREN BUTTERLY
On 13 May 2015, we saw something unusual in the High Court: a 3:3 split. The native title case of Queensland v Congoo revealed a Court sharply divided. There was division over the use … Read the rest “High Court sharply divided in latest native title case”