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NLC welcomes recognition of native title rights to pastoral leases

Sep 22, 2020

The NLC congratulates native title holders of two pastoral leases for their hard work resulting in the long-overdue recognition of their native title rights to country.

Subject: Land Rights

Land Rights Act key for Mirarr traditional owners

Sep 3, 2020

A long struggle by the Mirarr people for ownership and control over the Jabiru township met with success today with the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Jabiru) Act 2020.

Subject: Land Rights

Land Rights Act key to cultural integrity for the Mirarr traditional owners of Jabiru

May 13, 2020

The NLC has welcomed the introduction of the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Amendment (Jabiru) Bill 2020 into the Federal Parliament.

Subject: Land Rights, Native Title

Gunyungara signs Township Lease

Apr 4, 2018

The community of Gunyangara in north east Arnhem Land celebrated the signing of a 99-year township lease to the Ngarrariyal Aboriginal Corporation on 18 November 2017, 10 years after the Gumatj people, led by Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu, put forward a similar proposal to then Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough.

Subject: Land Rights

Sacred sites protected under final Kenbi Open Area Declaration

Mar 22, 2018

The Northern Land Council has welcomed the official gazettal this week of the Kenbi Open Area Declaration over beaches and the intertidal zone of Aboriginal land in the Cox Peninsula vicinity.

Subject: Land Rights

Remembering Land Rights News 1988

Mar 13, 2018

These days, the Northern and Central Land Councils each publishes its own editions of Land Rights News. Thirty years ago, the time of the Australia’s Bicentenary, Land Rights News was a joint publication, and its production was not without tribulation.

Subject: Land Rights