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The Issues In Mabo #1
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In proceedings that became known as "Mabo Number One", the single question considered by the High Court was whether the Queensland Act was valid.

The plaintiffs challenge was based primarily on the Commonwealth's Racial Discrimination Act.

They argued the Queensland Act was discriminatory because it took away the Meriam people's rights to the Murray Islands while leaving the property rights of other Queenslanders intact.
...to see the wood for the trees...
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1990
Mabo Case, Moynihan, Justice Martin, Moynihan's findings
...he'd come from nowhere...
Video
1991
Canberra, High Court of Australia, Mabo, Edward Koiki, Reynolds, Henry (Prof.)
Native Title's Vulnerability In Australia
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extinguishment, High Court of Australia, indigenous people, land ownership, native title, political reaction, politics, Racial Discrimination Act
The Case Begins!
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1982
High Court of Australia, Mabo Case, Mabo, Edward Koiki
A Challenge To The Established Law
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Apr, 3, 1987
Canberra, High Court of Australia, native title, Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act , 1985 , sovereignty, terra nullius
Queensland's First Response
Topic
Aug, 18, 1982
Mabo v Queensland No.1, Queensland
Queensland's King-Hit
Topic
1985
Mabo v Queensland No.1, Queensland, Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act , 1985
...Judgment of Wilson J...
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1988
Mabo v Queensland No.1, native title, plaintiffs, Queensland, Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act , 1985 , Racial Discrimination Act
...Murray Islanders Prepare To Give Evidence...
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1986-89
inheritance, Malo's laws, Moynihan, Justice Martin, Murray Island, native title claim, No Ordinary Judgement, plaintiffs, Sharp, Dr. Nonie, Townsville
The Narrowest Of Victories
Topic
1988
High Court of Australia, Mabo v Queensland No.1, Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act , 1985
Failure To Agree On The Facts
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1982-1986
High Court of Australia, Mabo Case, plaintiffs, Queensland, Supreme Court of Queensland