Thus, the petition was the first recognition of native title.
The community is not covered by a registered native title claim.
For each application, the court determined that native title does not exist.
The Court makes determinations on whether native title exists, or not.
He had worked as an interpreter in transactions relating to native title.
The court's decision recognized that native title to the land existed since the first European settlement in 1788.
Most of the island is held under native title, apart from some government infrastructure and historic buildings.
The group leaders would also be responsible for acquiring native title to the lands they selected.
It was the first judgment by the High Court of native title over waters.
The court's 1996 decision found that native title and the rights of pastoralists could coexist.