Jennifer Clarke


Land rights and development reform in remote Australia

There has been escalating media coverage of the view that Indigenous economic disadvantage and housing and infrastructure shortages are linked to communal title to land resulting from land rights and native title. Jon Altman, Craig Linkhorn and Jennifer Clarke challenge the view that privatising or...
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The Yorta Yorta case

Next time someone tells you how unfortunate it is that native title has not lived up to expectations, you might want to tell them about its treatment by its 'foster' family, argues Jennifer Clarke in this analysis of the High Court's decision in the Yorta...

Recent native title decisions in the High Court

Jennifer Clark looks at the implications of the High Court's decisions in two native title cases, WA v Ward and Wilson v Anderson. Native title lawyers have been apprehensive that the High Court would resolve conflicts between the title discovered in 1992 and two centuries'...