SANTS News

Claim group meeting for the First Peoples of the River Murray and Mallee region #2 native title claim

Claim group meeting for the First Peoples of the River Murray and Mallee region #2 native title claim South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) invites all members of the First Peoples of the River Murray and Mallee Region #2 Native Title Claim Group to a community meeting: Date: Saturday, … Read More

AIATSIS Summit 2023 call for abstracts

AIATSIS is calling for papers for the 2023 AIATSIS Summit (to be held in Noongar Boodja Perth, 5 – 9 June 2023). The abstract submission portal will close on 14, February 2023. This year’s theme, Navigating the spaces in-between, continues the conversation from the 2022 Summit and expands on the brilliance and value of Indigenous ways … Read More

Wirangu No. 2 Part A Native Title Consent Determination

On the 8th December 2022, a native title claim first made by the Wirangu people more than 25 years ago on the 28th August 1997, was partially finalised with a consent determination at Streaky Bay on the Eyre Peninsula. The Federal Court’s handing down of the consent determination was a … Read More

Native title leadership needs to form the foundations of a Voice

It is important that native title holders’ views, interests, and aspirations are considered and embedded within any Voice to Parliament, says SA Native Title CEO Keith Thomas in this opinion piece. As you may be aware, the Commissioner for First Nations Voice, Mr Dale Agius, has completed initial community consultations … Read More

SANTS News – November 2022

Wirangu No 2 Part A Native Title Consent Determination A native title claim first made by the Wirangu people on August 28, 1997 will be partially finalised with a consent determination to be held at Streaky Bay on Thursday, December 8 at 11am. The handing down of the consent determination … Read More

SANTS News – October 2022

Voice to Parliament update Commissioner for First Nations Voice, Dale Agius has released his first engagement report regarding a state-based Voice to Parliament, while the SA Government has shared draft legislation for the First Nations Voice Bill 2022. The draft legislation has been released for community members to consider alongside … Read More

Wirangu Native Title Authorisation Meeting

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) invites all Wirangu people (described below) to attend a native title authorisation meeting in relation to the following native title applications: Part B of Wirangu No 2 Native Title Claim SAD 64/2022 (formerly SAD6019/1998); Part B of Wirangu No 3 SAD 228/2019 and … Read More

Nauo Native Title Authorisation Meeting

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) invites all Nauo people (as described below) to attend a native title authorisation meeting in relation to the following native title applications: Nauo #3 SAD63/2018; and Nauo Native Title Claim SAD 65/2022 (formerly SAD6021/1998) and Nauo #4 SAD185/2021 NAUO 3                                                                      NAUO 1 AND … Read More

Kaurna signs national parks co-management agreement

In August, the South Australian Government announced a co-management agreement with Kaurna Yerta Aboriginal Corporation (KYAC) for three Adelaide national parks. A Kaurna Parks Advisory Committee comprising representatives from Kaurna and the Department for Environment and Water will provide management advice to the Minister and National Parks and Wildlife Service … Read More