Volume 10 Number 4



Economic Development and Land Council Power: Modernising the Land Rights Act or Same Old Same Old?
Sean Brennan

Court and Tribunal Decisions

Bennell v Western Australia [2006] FCA 1243
Griffiths v Northern Territory of Australia [2006] FCA 903
Myoung v The Northern Land Council [2006] FCA 1130
Akiba and Others on behalf of the Torres Strait Regional Seas Claim People v Queensland (No2) [2006] FCA 1173
Darkinjung Pty Ltd v Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council [2006] NSWSC 1008
Koompahtoo Aboriginal Land Council v KLALC Property & Investment Pty Ltd [2006] NSWSC 856
Wakaman People No 2 v Native Title Registrar and Authorised Delegate [2006] FCA 1198
Butchulla People v State of Queensland [2006] FCA 1063
Kemp v Native Title Registrar [2006] FCA 939

Legislative Developments

Aboriginal Land Rights Amendment Act 2006 (Cth)
Stolen Generations of Aboriginal Children Act 2006 (Tas)
Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights (Regulated Substances) Amendment Act 2006 (SA)
Biological Resources Bill 2006 (NT)

Inquiries and Reports

Office of the State Coroner: Inquest into the Death of Mulrunji
Western Australia Law Reform Commission: Aboriginal Customary Laws Final Report
Government Management of Aboriginal Trust Money in New South Wales
Native Title Claims Resolution Review
Evaluation of the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Justice Agreement
The Policing Implications of Cannabis, Amphetamine and Other Illicit Drug Use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
Process for Developing a Restorative Justice Model in a Regional Area: A Feasibility and Implementation Study

Further Reading
List of Recent Australian Reports

Agreements and Treaties

Regional Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Employment in the East Kimberley

Indigenous Statements

Sit With Us Mr Howard: We Will Help You Understand

New Zealand
Address at Human Rights Commission Symposia on Indigenous Rights to mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

International Developments

Preliminary Observations of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing: Australia


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