Native Title

Draft report

Corporations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (CATSI) Act Review

This Corporations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (CATSI) Act Draft Review proposes changes to ensure the Act operates as a modern incorporation statute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations and their members.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Pauline Hanson says a lot of people have been dispossessed of their lands due to the Mabo decision. Is she correct?

Arguing that Indigenous constitutional recognition would further entrench Aboriginal land rights, One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson claims that the High Court's 1992 native title decision led to many people being dispossessed of their lands.
Journal

What do young fellas reckon? Exploring the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in native title

The purpose of this pilot project is to seek out young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are currently or hope to be involved in the native title sector.
Submission

AIATSIS submission Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Voices) Australian Human Rights Commission

This submission examines the ways in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls' lived experiences as native title holders needs to be included in native title law prcesses.
Submission

AIATSIS Submission - Inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of Engagement with Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia

This resource is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS) submission to the Inquiry into the Opportunities and Challenges of the Engagement of Traditional Owners in the Economic Development of Northern Australia.
Discussion paper

Discussion paper: Improving the model for returning land to the Aboriginal community

The purpose of this discussion paper is to provide information about Tasmania’s current model for returning land to the Aboriginal community, and to facilitate discussion about improvements or changes to this model.
Report

Improving the model for returning land to Aboriginal communities

This report summarises the responses to the questions outlined within the discussion paper, as well as key points and themes raised during consultation. Due to the number of submissions, not all comments can be referenced in this report.
Commentary

Indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the Adani mine - here’s what it means for equality

Last week, the Queensland government extinguished native title over tracts of land in the Galilee Basin so the Adani coal mine could proceed.
Strategy

Northern Territory Aboriginal land and sea action plan

This action plan identifies 10 actions the NT Government will implement in partnership with key agencies and other organisations. It is designed to better coordinate Aboriginal land and native title matters across the Northern Territory.
Working paper

Policy implications of the Timber Creek decision

This paper considers the recent ‘landmark’ decision in native title law in Northern Territory v Mr A. Griffiths (deceased) and Lorraine Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali Peoples [2019] HCA 7.