Articles, books and reports

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Native title report: July 1996–June 1997 (Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Sydney, 1997).

Arnold, Ann, ‘Turning back the tide of history’, The Sunday Age: Extra (Melbourne), 8 January 2006, 18.

Bartlett, Richard, ‘Aboriginal land claims at common law’ (1982) 12 University of Western Australia Law Review 293.

—— Native title in Australia (2nd edn, Lexis Nexis Butterworths, Sydney, 2004).

—— and Simon Young, ‘From rights to relics: A two part critical analysis of the role of “traditional laws and customs” in native title doctrine’, Native Title Conference, Geraldton WA, 18 September 2002.

Basten, John, ‘Beyond Yorta Yorta’, (2003) 2(24) Land, Rights, Laws: Issues of Native Title 1.

—— ‘The Native Title Amendment Bill and the Senate Amendments’, paper presented to the Symposium on Native Title: Facts, fallacies and the future, UNSW, 20 May 1998.

—— ‘Recent development in native title law and practice: Issues for the High Court’, (2002) 2(13) Land Rights Laws: Issues of Native Title 1.

Black, Michael, ‘Development in practice and procedure in native title cases’ (2002) 13 Public Law Review 16.

Blackstone, William, 1 Commentaries on the laws of England 104 (Legal Classics Library 1983) (1823).

Bowe, Heather, ‘Linguistics and the Yorta Yorta native title claim’ in John Henderson and David Nash (eds), Language in native title (Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2002).

Brennan, Sean, Larissa Behrendt, Lisa Strelein and George Williams, Treaty (Federation Press, Sydney, 2005).

Brough, J., ‘Wik draft threat to native title’, The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney), 28 June 1997, 3.

Brysland, Gordon, ‘Rewriting history 2: The wider significance of Mabo v Queensland’ (1992) 17 Alternative Law Journal 162.

Cairney, Amelia, ‘De Rose v South Australia [No. 2] (2005) FCAFC 110 (8 June 2005)’ (2005) 7(5) Native Title News 89.

Connolly, P., ‘Should the courts determine social policy’, The High Court of Australia in Mabo, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc., 1993.

Department of Justice, Report of the Steering Committee for the development of a Victorian native title settlement framework, December 2008. Available online at <>.

Fisher, Sally and Jennifer Saxton, ‘Backyards for grabs: Kennett’, The Australian (Sydney), 10–11 July 1993, 3.

French, Robert, ‘Lifting the burden of native title: Some modest proposals for improvement’ (2009) 93 Reform 10.

Gluyas, Richard, ‘Big miners fight Mabo claims’, The Australian (Sydney), 8 March 1993, 25.

Hagen, Rod, ‘Ethnographic information and anthropological interpretation in a native title claim: The Yorta Yorta experience’ (2001) 25 Aboriginal History 216.

Hammond, Jane, ‘Diamond drilling sparks first Mabo case’, The Australian (Sydney), 30–1 January 1993, 8.

—— ‘West plots to stop Mabo claims’, The Australian (Sydney), 27 May 1993.

Hiley, Graham (ed.), The Wik case: Issues and implications (Butterworths, Sydney, 1997).

Hulme, S. E. K., ‘Aspects of the High Court’s handling of Mabo’ (1993) 87 Victorian Bar News 29.

Janke, Terri, Our culture: Our future: Report on Australian Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights (AIATSIS/Michael Frankel, Canberra, 1998).

Land, Clare, ‘Representations of gender in E. M. Curr’s “Recollections of squatting in Victoria”: Implications for land justice through the native title process’, (2002) 5(19) Indigenous Law Bulletin 6.

Lane, P. H., ‘The changing role of the High Court’, (1996) 70 Australian Law Journal 246.

Lavery, Daniel, ‘A greater sense of tradition: The implications of the normative system principles in Yorta Yorta for native title determination applications’ (2003) 10(4) Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law (accessed 26 August 2009).

Loughton, Gavin, Gumana v Northern Territory’ (2005) 7(6) Native Title News 108.

McIntyre, Greg, ‘Native title rights after Yorta Yorta’ (2003) 9 James Cook University Law Review 268.

McNeil, Kent, ‘Aboriginal title and Aboriginal rights: What’s the connection?’ (1997) 36 Alberta Law Review 117.

—— ‘The post-Delgamuukw nature and content of Aboriginal title’ (Draft #3), Delgamuukw National Process Papers (May 2000) 12.

—— ‘Native title and extinguishment’, paper presented to the FAIRA Native Title Conference, 11 May 1995.

McRae, Heather, Garth Nettheim, Laura Beacroft and Luke McNamara, Indigenous legal issues, commentary and materials (3rd edn, Lawbook, Sydney, 2003).

Murray, T., ‘Conjectural histories: Some archaeological and historical consequences of Indigenous dispossession in Australia’ in Ian Lilley (ed.), Native title and the transformation of archaeology in the postcolonial world, Oceania Monograph (2000), 50.

Neate, Graeme, ‘An overview of native title in Australia — Some recent milestones and the way ahead’, paper delivered at 11th Annual Cultural Heritage and Native Title Conference ‘Building Partnerships and Finding Better Solutions for Better Outcomes’, Brisbane, Queensland, 21 July 2004.

Neave, M. A., C. J. Rossiter and M. A. Stone, Sackville and Neave: Property law: Cases and materials (6th edn, Butterworths, Sydney, 1999).

Nettheim, Garth, ‘Mabo: Judicial revolution or cautious correction? Mabo v Queensland’ (1993) 16 University of New South Wales Law Review 1.

North, Tony, ‘Disconnection — The gulf between law and justice’, paper presented at the National Native Title Conference 2009: Spirit of Country – Land, water, life, 3–5 June 2009.

Office of Indigenous Affairs, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Commonwealth of Australia, ‘Towards a more workable Native Title Act’, discussion paper, Canberra, May 1996.

Office of Native Title, Western Australia, ‘Towards an alternative settlement framework’, consultation paper, October 2005.

Owen, Richard, ‘Mabo a threat to recovery: MIM chief ’, The Australian (Sydney), 30 March 1993, 41.

Pearson, Noel, ‘Concept of native title at common law’, in Land rights — Past, present and future: 20 years of land rights, our land is our life, Conference Proceedings (Northern Land Council and Central Land Council, Canberra, 1996) 119.

—— ‘Land is susceptible of ownership’ in M. Langton et al. (eds), Honour Among Nations? (Melbourne University Press, 2004) 83.

—— ‘The High Court’s abandonment of “the time-honoured methodology of the common law” in its interpretation of native title in Miriuwung Gajerrong and Yorta Yorta’, Sir Ninian Stephen Annual Lecture, Law School University of Newcastle, 17 March 2003. Available at <>.

—— ‘Where we’ve come from and where we’re at with the opportunity that is Koiki Mabo’s legacy to Australia’, Mabo lecture, Native Title Conference, Alice Springs, 3 June 2003, available at <>.

—— ‘Wik: Whither the separation of powers’, The Australian (Sydney), 2 January 1997, 11.

Perry, Melissa and Stephen Lloyd, Australian native title law (Sydney, Law Book, 2003).

Reynolds, Henry, ‘Mabo and pastoral leases’ (1992) 12(59) Aboriginal Law Bulletin 8.

Ritter, David, ‘The “rejection of terra nullius” in Mabo: A critical analysis’ (1998) 18 Sydney Law Review 1.

Sharp, Nonie, ‘Contrasting cultural perspectives in the Murray Island case’ (1990) 8 Law in Context 28.

Slattery, Brian, ‘The metamorphosis of Aboriginal title’ (2006) 85 The Canadian Bar Review 255.

Strelein, Lisa, ‘Conceptualising native title’ (2001) 23 Sydney Law Review 95.

—— ‘Indigenous people and protected landscapes in Western Australia’ (1993) 10 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 38.

—— ‘The “courts of the conqueror”: The utility of the courts for the assertion of Indigenous self-determination claims’ 5(3) Australian Indigenous Law Reporter 1.

—— ‘Native title holding groups and native title societies: Sampi v State of Western Australia [2005]’ (2005) 3(4) Land, Rights, Laws: Issues of Native Title 1.

—— ‘A Captive of Statute’ (2009) 93 Reform 48–51.

—— Michael Dodson and Jessica Weir, ‘Understanding non-discrimination: International criticisms of Australia’s compliance with human rights standards’ (2001) 3 Balayi Culture, Law and Colonialism 113.

Sutton Peter, Native title and the descent of rights (National Native Title Tribunal, Perth, 1998).

Tickner, Liz, ‘Cattlemen in rage as land claims loom’, West Australian (Perth), 19 April 1993, 13.

Wahlquist, Asa, ‘Judge under fire over Mabo ruling’, The Australian (Sydney), 27 February 2006, 5.

Webb, Raelene and Sonia Brownhill, ‘Northern Territory v Alyawarr, Kaytete, Warumungu, Wakaya Native Title Claim Group’ (2005) 7(4) Native Title News 61.

Weiner, James, ‘Diaspora, materalism, tradition: Anthropological issues in the recent High Court Appeal of the Yorta Yorta’ (2002) 2(18) Land, Rights, Laws: Issues of Native Title 1.

Wooten, Hal, ‘Mabo – Issues and challenges’ (1994) 1 Judicial Review 303.

Case law

Adeyinka Oyekan v Musendiku Adele [1957] 2 All ER 785

Adnyamathanha #1 Native Title Claim Group v The State of South Australia [2009] FCA 358

Adnyamathanha #1 Native Title Claim Group v The State of South Australia (No. 2) [2009] FCA 359

Adnyamathanha People v South Australia [1999] FCA 402

Alexkor Ltd and Another v Richtersveld Community and Others [2003] Case CCT 19/03 (14 October 2003)

Alyawarr, Kaytetye, Warumungu, Wakay Native Title Claim Group v Northern Territory (2004) 207 ALR 539

American Dairy Queen (Qld) Pty Ltd v Blue Rio Pty Ltd (1981) 147 CLR 677

Amodu Tijani v Secretary, Southern Nigeria [1921] 2 AC 399

Anderson v Western Australia [2002] FCA 1558

Anderson v Western Australia [2007] FCA 1733

Anderson v Wilson (2000) 97 FCR 453

Arnhemland Aboriginal Land Trust v Directory of Fisheries (NT) (2001) 109 FCA 488

Attorney General (Quebec) v Attorney General (Canada) [1921] 1 AC 408

Attorney-General of the Northern Territory v Ward (2003) 134 FCR 16

Australian Manganese Pty Ltd v State of Western Australia and others (2008) 218 FLR 387

Balog v Independent Commission against Corruption (1990) 169 CLR 625

Beattie on behalf of Western Wakka Wakka Peoples v State of Queensland [2007] FCA 596

Bennell v State of Western Australia (2006) 153 FCR 120

Billy Patch & Others on behalf of the Birriliburu People v State of Western Australia and Others [2008] FCA 944

Bodney v Bennell (2008) 167 FCR 84

Bodney v Westralia Airports Corporation Pty Ltd (2000) 109 FCR 178

Brandy v Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (1995) 183 CLR 245

Bropho v Western Australia (1990) 171 CLR 1

Bropho v Western Australia (2000) 96 FCR 453

Brown v State of South Australia [2009] FCA 206

Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025

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