Daniel O'Dea


Negotiating consent determination: Cooperative mediation - the Thalanyji experience

This paper argues that, irrespective of the statutory framework, native title claims are best and most expeditiously resolved by negotiation and consent when the National Native Title Tribunal and the Federal Court work cooperatively and in a complementary fashion. The case of the negotiation and...

Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody: final report

This Royal Commission was established in October 1987 in response to a growing public concern that deaths in custody of Aboriginal people were too common and public explanations were too evasive to discount the possibility that foul play was a factor in many of them.