Native title (Australia)

Journal article
1 August 2016

The process of standardisation has robbed the land reform system of much energy and has dramatically reduced its utility and relevance for many Indigenous Australians.

2 June 2016

Although most native title holders have had specific rights to protect places of significance recognised by Australian law, many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are finding it harder...

Working paper
2 May 2016

Explores some of the factors that appear to be supporting the growth and success of the Central Land Council's multimillion-dollar Aboriginal community development program that operates across...

30 November 2015

This report details the ways several Indigenous communities from around Australia are implementing their rights and interests following the restitution of their land and sea territories.

4 June 2015

This report marks the first major review of the law governing ‘connection’ in native title claims since the introduction of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). It also examines authorisation...

Journal article
21 May 2015

This article examines the scope and application of the statutory construction assessment that underlies the consistency evaluation of native title rights.

Discussion paper
30 April 2015

A field school in the Victoria River District of the Northern Territory offers new ideas and approaches for teaching native title anthropology.

Discussion paper
30 March 2015

While gender and age are often noted as being important dimensions of Indigenous leadership and governance, they have rarely been examined in detail.

Audio program
2 February 2015

As of 1 January 2015 residents of Indigenous towns in Queensland have the option to buy their homes and convert communal land to freehold. Many want ‘the great Australian dream’, but it will...

Murray, Ian

There has been limited research into the relevance of public benevolent institutions ('PBI's) to the management of native title benefits. Despite this omission, a new, tax-effective, structure was proposed in 2013, being the 'Indigenous Community Development Corporation' (...