The Benefits Of Native Title
There are significant benefits in the recognition of native title under the common law.
For Indigenous people, the potential for access to land and resources provides benefits that cannot be underestimated.
But for the Australian community as a whole, there are also positive outcomes from native title being recognised and protected.
The Mabo judgment acknowledged a fundamental truth about Australia prior to European settlement and has established a legal basis for forms of social justice and growing respect for indigenous human rights that can make our society more inclusive.
High Court Victory
Jun, 3, 1992
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Benefits to indigenous peoples
aboriginal law, benefits, coexistence, human rights, industry, self determination
...This is our country...
Feb, 1, 1994
Ah Kit, John, benefits, culture, human rights
...The deepening of Australian social democracy...
benefits, Mabo judgement, national identity
The High Court Decides!
Jun, 3, 1992
High Court of Australia, Mabo judgement, Mabo v Queensland No.2
Implications Of Mabo
Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, pastoral industry, political reaction
The Mabo Decision
High Court of Australia, Mabo judgement