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The Legacy Of A Tiny Island
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Narration:
Mabo - four letters that have come to stand for a legal revolution.

The islanders victory in the highe court has changed the world in which we live. It has introduced the possibility of a reconciliatition between black and white Australians.

But the victory also reaffirmed one of the strengths of our society. After 200 years of European occupation our judiciary were able to correct an historical wrong, by overturning 'terra nullius'.

This is the legacy of Eddie Mabo, his fellow palintiffs and their tiny island.


Reverend Dave Passi:
Malo is not only talking to a Murray Islander, but to the rest of the world, 'Tag mauki mauki, teter mauki mauki'. Your hand must not take you to steal what is other people's.
Time Immemorial
Topic
 
Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki, native title
Legislation In Australia After Mabo
Topic
1990s
indigenous people, land rights, Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, native title, Native Title Act (1993), pastoralism, political reaction
The Native Title Act
Topic
Oct, 1, 1992
1967 referendum, Court, Richard, Keating, Paul, Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, National Farmer's Federation, native title, Native Title Act (1993), pastoralism, politics
Native Title After The Murray Islands
Topic
1990s
aboriginal law, Mabo judgement, Native Title Act (1993), sovereignty
The Benefits Of Native Title
Topic
1992-
Common Law, equality, human rights, indigenous people, Mabo judgement, national identity, native title, social justice
Australia In The Eyes Of The World
Topic
1992-
Australia, Australia, Australian International Relations, human rights, indigenous people, International law, national identity, native title, social justice
The Reshaping Of National Identity
Topic
1992-
backlash, decolonisation, indigenous people, national identity, native title, reconciliation
Something Deep Within Us
Topic
 
fishing, Great Barrier Reef, sacred, sea rights, seafarers
Visionary
Topic
 
activism, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki
Give blacks a living area: Mining Lobby
Newspaper
Jan, 22, 1997
AMEC (Assoc' of Mining & Exploration Co's), apartheid, backlash, Federal Government, Australia, industry, mining, native title, racism