Volume 11 Number 3


Statement on the Occasion of the Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz


Indigenous Rights under the Human Rights Act 2004 (ACT) and the Charter of Human Rights
and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)
Jackie Hartley

‘Unreasonable and Extraordinary Restraints’: Native Title, Markets and Australia’s Resources Boom
Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh

The Torres Strait Regional Authority: Is it the Answer to Regional Governance for Indigenous Peoples?
Edwina MacDonald

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Megan Davis

Court and Tribunal Decisions

Trevorrow v State of South Australia (No 5) [2007] SASC 285
Roach v Electoral Commissioner [2007] HCA 43
Jango v Northern Territory of Australia [2007] FCAFC 101
Kerinaiua v Tiwi Land Council [2007] NTSC 40

South Africa
Department of Land Affairs and Others v Goedgelegen Tropical Fruits (Pty) Ltd (CCT69/06) [2007] ZACC 12


Legislative Developments
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 (Cth)
Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Act 2007 (Cth)
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment
(Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Act 2007 (Cth)
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Amendment (Township Leasing) Act 2007 (Cth)

Inquiries and Reports
Inquiry into the Northern Territory National Emergency Response Bill 2007 and Other Bills
A proposed Emergency Response and Development Plan to Protect Aboriginal Children in the Northern
Indigenous Art: Securing the Future
Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle ‘Little Children are Sacred’
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Native Title and Social Justice Reports 2006‘From hand out to hand up’: Cape York Welfare Reform Project
Hard Labour, Stolen Wages - National Report on Stolen Wages

Policies and Procedures
National Aboriginal Body Formed

Patta Waramungu v Northern Territory of Australia [2007] FCA 138
Brown (on behalf of the Ngarla People) v State of Western Australia [2007] FCA 1025
Timothy James Malachi on behalf of the Strathgordon Mob v State of Queensland [2007] FCA 1084

Agreements and Treaties
99-Year Lease Agreement Executed in Nguiu
Nuclear Waste Dump Nomination Accepted for Muckaty Station

International Developments
Mandate Extended for the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
of Indigenous Peoples
First Nations Ratify Agreements with Canada and British Columbia

Cumulative Index, AILR Volume 11


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