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Mick Starkey: culture and science go together

SA Native Title Services is the publisher of Aboriginal Way – we assist Aboriginal people in South Australia to gain recognition and to protect their native title rights and interests. While on a recent work trip, we spoke to Mick Starkey, our Cultural Heritage and Land Management Senior Project Officer. … Read More

Could drilling in Lake Torrens be South Australia’s version of the Juukan Gorge tragedy?

Drilling in Lake Torrens will go ahead by minerals exploration company Kelaray, a subsidiary of Argonaut Resources early this year, after approval was granted by the Premier Steven Marshall. Authorisation was announced during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve giving Kelaray permission pursuant to Section 23 of the … Read More

NATIVE TITLE CLAIM GROUP MEETING for First Nations of the South East No 1 (SAD211/2017) & First Nations of the South East No 2 (SAD 180/2017) NATIVE TITLE CLAIMS

The First Nations of the South East native title claim group are seeking recognition of their native title rights and interests in their First Nations of the South East No 1 (SAD211/2017) and No. 2 (SAD180/2017) native titleclaims, each filed under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), as shown on … Read More

Lake Torrens – South Australia’s Juukan Gorge?

MEDIA RELEASE January 6, 2021 Drilling will go ahead early this year on Lake Torrens after approval was granted by the Premier Steven Marshall. Lake Torrens is recorded on the Governments Register of Aboriginal Sites and Objects as a site of significance according to Aboriginal tradition and anthropology. The authorisation … Read More

Merry Christmas from South Australian Native Title Services!

Thank you for all your support over 2020. Our team are taking a break over the Christmas period and will be back on board on January 4. We wish you and your family a very safe and happy Christmas, and all the best for 2021.

SANTS office re-opened to visitors this week

We’re pleased to report that after a short closure to help reduce the risk of COVID-19, the SANTS office has re-opened to visitors this week. Visitors who have pre-arranged with a staff member to come to SANTS for native title work will be able to enter our office. All visitors to … Read More

SANTS Office Closed to Visitors

In light of recent advice and restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Adelaide, the SANTS office has been closed to all visitors until 30 November, unless otherwise advised. Only SANTS staff are permitted to enter our offices on King William Street until this time. We will do our … Read More

NAIDOC SA Award Recipients 2020

Always Was, Always Will Be The 13 recipients of the 2020 NAIDOC SA Awards were announced in a ceremony on Monday, 9 November at the Adelaide Town Hall to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020. This year’s NAIDOC Awards were presented by NAIDOC SA Chairperson, Joyleen Thomas. The recipients are: Lifetime Achievement … Read More


South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) invites all Ngadjuri people (described below) to attend a native title authorisation meeting in relation to the Ngadjuri Nations native title application SAD304/2011. Date: Saturday, 28 November 2020Venue: Adelaide Royal Coach Hotel, 24 Dequetteville Tce, Kent Town, South Australia 5067Time: 12 noon Who … Read More