Essays Tagged: "Native Title Act 1993"

Principle Changes to the Native Title legislation enacted by the Native Title Amendment Act in Australia and their effects.

The reasons for the Native Title Amendment Act 1998 can be seen by, extracting the main differences between it, and the ... ries to establish different rights to negotiate procedures and confirmation of the nullification of native title byspecific land tenuresThe putting in place of a higher test for the registration of na ... y to validate titles granted between 1 January 1994 and 23 December 1996 without complying with the Native Title ActPutting the Native Title Act to the provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act 1995 ...

(7 pages) 53 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Native title Act

just foundations the relationship between our nation and its indigenous people. The Commonwealth's Native Title Act 1993(Cth) is a beginning to that process.Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) accepts an ... propositions on which the decision rested, namely to provides for the recognition and protection of native title rights based on the traditions of the indigenous people of Australia, and the rejection ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Aboriginal Rights

nges have occurred furthering the recognition of Aboriginal rights. The Mabo Decision including the Native Title Act in 1992/3, the Bringing Them Home report of 1997 and National Sorry Day on May 26 i ... and acceptance between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians.The Mabo Decision of 1992 and the Native Title Act of 1993 are both of high significance to the recognition of Aboriginal rights in th ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Law and welfare of society

ights and customs. It was not till recently that the common law recognised that there was a form of native title: Mabo v Queensland (No 2) (1992) 175 CLR 1. In brief, the decision made was that indige ... rights to land under the Australian law, rights that existed before colonisation till present. The Native Title Act 1993 was the outcome of this decision. This did not, however, change Australia's cl ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.4 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Issues in Aboriginal Education

as including segregation, protection, assimilation, integration, to name a few (C.D. Rowley pg. vi).Native Title Act (1993)Terra Nullius a Latin expression meaning "the land of no-one" (Delbridge, A.) ... s false assumption, lead the Crown to claim and distribute the land to colonists by the Government."Native Title is the right to land or water enjoyed by Indigenous people who have maintained their co ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Describe the responses of individuals, groups and governments in Australia to the challenge of reconciliation.

n marches in their cities and towns.The significant Mabo Decision of 1992 brought in the concept of Native Title and overturned the doctrine of terra nullius. It recognised the land rights of Indignou ... first stage the Mabo decision was made part of Australian law by becoming an Act of Parliament, the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). The second stage involved the establishment of the Indigenous Land Corp ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Relationship between Aboriginal law and state and commonwealth law.

be sentenced with a punishment by a traditional Aboriginal tribe. And example of the application of native title legislation is that of a man called Yanner v Eaton. In 1994, he used a traditional form ... (Qld) because he didn't have a permit or license for keeping fauna. However, Yanner argued that the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) applied and that therefore he wasn't guilty of an offense. In the textbo ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Explain why the 1967 referendum and the Native Title Act were important for Aboriginal people.

The 1967 referendum and the Native title act were both major turning points for both Aboriginal Australians and white Australian ... aboriginal’s way of living with most of them not coming into effect until many years later.The Native title act went through many areas to be pushed for including: Protests by the aboriginal comm ... ourn the loss of their land and their rights.On December 22, 1993 the federal government passed the Native title bill. This bill took 18 months to get passed in the senate. The prime minister at the t ...

(3 pages) 1191 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Aboriginal Spirituality

ally very difficult for Aboriginal people to connect with their kinship heritage and participate in Native Title claims. Separation from kinship groups has also led to a breakdown in traditional socie ... nuous occupancy of and connection with their traditional lands in accordance with their traditions, Native Title could be said to exist. This judgment overturned the concept of 'terra nullius', the be ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


oped by courts that are considered inappropriate.The development of the common and statutory law of Native Title:Mabo decision in 1992 created common law of native title land ownership of indigenous A ... case decided that terra nullius ("land not yet occupied") should not continue to apply in Australia.Native title meant that full ownership of land could be given to Aboriginal people if they could pro ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory