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Resources The Native Title Act

The Native Title Act

Dr Harry Hobbs Last edited: October 31, 2022

After three decades of Native Title in Australia, it is estimated that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples rights and interests in land are formally recognised over around 40 per cent of Australia’s land mass. However, the compromises involved in drafting the Act, court cases and subsequent legislative amendments have left many people wondering whether the Native Title Act fulfils the ‘promise of Mabo’.