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The Reshaping Of National Identity
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Recognition of native title has fundamentally changed our legal system and forced us to re-examine ourselves as a nation.

Regardless of any backlash, this is a change in Australia's national identity that cannot be reversed.

Whatever the ultimate fate of native title, Indigenous people can assert their place as partners in the constitution of Australia.

Australian law now recognises that aboriginal and islander people were the first sovereigns and that they have survived colonisation.

In the eyes of the world, Australia has acknowledged the injury of its past: the process of decolonisation and reconciliation can begin.
The Legacy Of A Tiny Island
Topic
Jun, 3, 1992
High Court Decision, 03/06/1992, Mabo, Edward Koiki, native title
...A tiny island...
Video
 
High Court of Australia, Land Bilong Islanders, Mabo Case, plaintiffs, reconciliation, terra nullius
Native Title After The Murray Islands
Topic
1990s
aboriginal law, Mabo judgement, Native Title Act (1993), sovereignty
Learning To Live With Native Title
Topic
 
Cowley, Camilla, De Crispegny, Robert Champion, mining, native title, Normandy Mining, pastoralism, reconciliation
...a legal fiction based on political convenience...
Text
1992
Australian Court Case, Isabel Coe v The Commonwealth, Mabo judgement, Mabo v Queensland No.2, Mansell, Michael, Mason, Chief Justice Anthony, native title, sovereignty, terra nullius
Testing Sovereignty: Isabel Coe v The Commonwealth
Text
1993
aboriginal law, Isabel Coe v The Commonwealth, native title, 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
Understanding Australia
Text
1992-
Mabo judgement, national identity
Mutual Accommodation
Text
Aug, 1996
national identity, Yu, Peter
Social, political and sovereign ideologies
Text
May, 23, 1997
coexistence, Everett, Jim, extinguishment, national identity, recognition
Pastoral Interest & Public Interest
Topic
1830-1848
coexistence, Grey, Earl, native title, New South Wales, pastoral industry, pastoral lease, Wik
Implications Of Mabo
Topic
 
Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, pastoral industry, political reaction
What price native rights?
Newspaper
Jan, 20, 1997
Common Law, compensation, extinguishment, land tenure, National Native Title Tribunal, Native Title Act (1993), NSW Acquisition Act, Western Australia, Wik
Sea of Hands
Video
Nov, 25, 1997
reconciliation, Sea of hands, Wik