High Court Considers Exclusive Beach Access

Kimberley traditional owners have opposed an appeal with the Commonwealth and West Australian Governments over detail of a native title determination.The appeal relates to the public’s ability to access beaches and waterways within the Bindunbur and Jabirr Jabirr/Ngumbarl determination area on the Middle Dampier Peninsula. The determination areas are just … Read More

Indigenous Fire Practitioner Visits Kaurna Country

Indigenous fire practitioner Victor Steffensen visited Kaurna country in December 2019 to share traditional knowledge of fire systems and land management.Mr Steffensen has spent decades working with fire across Australia and promoting the importance of healing the land through cultural burning practices.Mr Steffensen said cultural burning is about more than … Read More

South Australia’s True History On Show

A new exhibition close to the site of South Australia’s original proclamation tells Aboriginal people’s stories about the state’s foundations alongside those of European settlers. Tiati Wangkanthi Kumangka – Truth Telling Together will be launched at the Bay Discovery Centre in the Glenelg Town Hall on Monday 9th December. The exhibit … Read More

Red Hands For Yuendumu

Parliament House in Adelaide was covered in red hand prints on Wednesday as hundreds of protesters gathered in support of the Yuendumu community and to call for justice for Walpiri teenager Kumanjayi Walker. The prints mirrored those placed on the police station in Yuendumu and Alice Springs by his family … Read More

Reconsider Compensation Says QC

Native title compensation claims will be far more complex and costly than the original native title claims and Governments need to reconsider how to manage the large number of cases that are expected to be lodged, says a leading native title barrister and former President of the Native Title Tribunal.In … Read More