...so in the end...
'So in the end, Eddie Mabo, as a member of the Meriam community was delivered his native title. That is enjoyed now by his widow and his children as a member of the Meriam community of Murray Island. So in that sense the argument and the judgement over a ten year period on behalf of Eddie Mabo, the plaintiffs and the whole community came to fruition through the community rather than through individuals.'
Keywords: Canberra, High Court Decision, 03/06/1992, High Court victory, Las, 1992
Bryan Keon-Cohen interviewed by Trevor Graham, 1996.
Author: Graham, Trevor
© Film Australia
Source: Keon-Cohen, Bryan