Griffiths v Northern Territory (No 3): Principles of compensation and native title law

Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Vance Hughston SC

Mr Hughston SC will discuss the approach taken by the Court in Griffiths v Northern Territory of Australia (No 3) [2016] FCA 900 (Timber Creek) to the assessment of compensation and in particular the division of the award of compensation into components of economic and non-economic loss. Mr Hughston SC will discuss the uncertainties associated with both components.