Indigenous Law Bulletin

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Massive prevalence of hearing loss among Aboriginal inmates in the Northern Territory

This study explores the detrimental effects of hearing loss for Aboriginal inmates in the Northern Territory.
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Compensation for extinguishment of native title: Griffiths v Northern Territory represents a major step forward for native title holders

The history of compensation determinations under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA) is not a positive one for native title claimants. In the 19 years from the enactment of the NTA until the 2013 decision De Rose v State of South Australia there had...
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Legal Indigenous recognition devices

All peoples around the world have stories that honour the waters that surround coastlines, flow over lands and pool in valleys. Indigenous peoples do too. This Māori prayer above inspires a call for governments to ‘rise up’ to legislate for the values, rights and interests...
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What is Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?

‘Constitutional recognition’ has emerged as a dominant language through which Australians now debate what is owed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples by the settler state. But what is it?
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Cuts both ways: tenants’ rights and the double-sided consequences of ‘secure tenure’ in remote Aboriginal communities

On 7 February 2016, public housing tenants from the remote Aboriginal community of Santa Teresa in the Northern Territory commenced unprecedented legal action against the CEO of the Northern Territory Department of Housing in an attempt to address the poor state of housing in their...
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