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
Prow v State of Queensland [2021] FCA 1532 2021 Non-claimant application s 13 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 86G Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Cannon on behalf of the Cairns Regional Claim Group v State of Queensland [2021] FCA 1575 2021 Removal of party s 84 Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 54A Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), r 28.61 Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Farrer v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2021] FCA 1131 2021 prescribed body corporate
Stream v State of Western Australia (Palyku #2) [2021] FCA 1068 2021 Claim areaConsent determination Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
Singleton on behalf of the Yirrganydji Peoples v State of Queensland (No 3) [2021] FCA 1574 2021 Removal of party s 84(3) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 84(8) Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 54A Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), r 28.61 Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)
Fourmile on behalf of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji People v State of Queensland [2021] FCA 1576 2021 Removal of party s 84A Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), s 54A Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth), r 28.61 Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth)