Aboriginal land rights in Australia
Aboriginal land rights in Australia are return of lands to Indigenous Australians by the Commonwealth, state or territory governments of Australia based on recognition of dispossession.Different types...
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981
The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act, 1981 grants certain land and other rights to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara people in South Australia. The Act began its life as ...
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 - Wikipedia
Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1976
The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act provides the basis upon which Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory can claim rights to land based on traditional occupation. The Act was str...
Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd
Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd, (1971) 17 FLR 141 (the "Gove land rights case"), was the first litigation on native title in Australia. The decision of Justice Richard Blackburn ruled against the claiman...
Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory
Nhulunbuy is the name of the township created on the Gove Peninsula in the Northern Territory of Australia when a bauxite mine and deep water port were established nearby in the late 1960s, followed b...
Nhulunbuy, Northern Territory - Wikipedia
Aboriginal Land Rights Commission
The Aboriginal Land Rights Commission, also known as the Woodward Royal Commission, existed 1973 to 1974 with the purpose to inquire into appropriate ways to recognise Aboriginal land rights in the No...
Indigenous Land Corporation
The 'Indigenous Land Corporation is an Australian Commonwealth statutory authority with national responsibilities to assist Indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to acquire land and ...
Maralinga Tjarutja
The Maralinga Tjarutja is the Indigenous Australian corporation representing the Traditional Owners of the remote western areas of South Australia known as the Maralinga Tjarutja lands. They are a Sou...
Maralinga Tjarutja - Wikipedia
Gurindji people
tGurindji are a group of Indigenous Australians living in northern Australia, 460 km southwest of Katherine in the Northern Territory's Victoria River region.Gurindji are most well known in the b...
Central Land Council
The Central Land Council is an Indigenous Land Council that represents the indigenous people of the southern half of the Northern Territory of Australia, predominantly in land issues. The head office ...
Central Land Council - Wikipedia
Yirrkala bark petitions
The Yirrkala bark petitions 1963 are historic Australian documents that were the first traditional documents prepared by Indigenous Australians that were recognised by the Australian Parliament, and ...
Native title in Australia
In Australia, the common law doctrine of Aboriginal title is referred to as native title, which is "the recognition by Australian law that Indigenous people have rights and interests to their land tha...
Aboriginal land rights legislation in Australia
Commonwealth, State, and Territory Parliaments of Australia have passed Aboriginal land rights legislation.
The Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 1966 established the South Australian Aboriginal Lands Tr...
Aboriginal land rights legislation in Australia - Wikipedia
Northern Land Council
The Northern Land Council (NLC) is in the Top End of the Northern Territory of Australia. It has its origins in the struggle of Australian Aboriginal people for rights to fair wages and land. This inc...