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Torres Strait Islanders seek commercial certainty in Title

TSI people_in_high_courtTorres Strait Islands community leaders were in the High Court this week to seek certainty in their Native Title sea rights 20 years after the historic Mabo Decision.

Spokesman for the Native Title claimants, Ned David said a High Court decision in their favour will protect the Islander's ancient rights.

"We had rights under the Native Title Act to take resources in the...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 12:24

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Hunger strike threat

graham merritt_&_alice_haines_at_APHAboriginal people will launch a hunger strike to protest what they see as government attempts to wipe Aboriginal sovereignty from Australia's political landscape.

The protesters want to stop legislation enabling the Gillard government's Act of Recognition, which was scheduled to be heard in the Senate last week, after earlier being passed in the House...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 12:23

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