Native Title Law Database

The Native Title Law Database is the most comprehensive collection of publicly accessible native title case and legislation summaries in Australia. Previously published as What's New in Native Title, the database is a key resource for traditional owners, practitioners and researchers.

Each item includes a summary and link to the source judgement or piece of legislation. Use the Search all function to search by legal issue or subject, court, native title or language group names, year, jurisdiction, and any other keywords or phrases.

Summaries of cases and legislation from 2012 are now available on the database. Summaries of earlier legal developments will become available on a rolling basis.

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Search across all case, legislation and year fields.
E.g. Worimi 2018
Title Year Issues Legislation considered
Kum Sing on behalf of the Mitakoodi People #5 v State of Queensland (No 2) [2022] FCA 248 2022 Applicant - Joinder s 84(5) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Champion on behalf of the Marlinyu Ghoorlie Claim Group v State of Western Australia (No 2) [2022] FCA 65 2022 Notice, leave to amend application, Meeting procedure, Applicant - replacement s 251B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Birban Local Aboriginal Land Council v Attorney-General of New South Wales [2022] FCA 144 2022 Non-claimant application, fee simple s 61 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 36 Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW), s 86G Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 190B Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Land Administration (South West Native Title Settlement) Act 2016 (WA) 2016 Settlement