Case Note: The Timber Creek Compensation Case
In one of the most significant native title cases since Mabo, this was the first time that compensation for both economic and cultural loss had been measured and awarded under the Native Title Act. The case signals a huge development in native title law and sets an important legal precedent which may prove to have a profound impact on compensation claims and native title generally.Read(pdf 1.02 MB)
Our Choices Our Voices
A report prepared by the Lowitja Institute for the Close the Gap Steering Committee.
Following on from the 10-year review in 2018, the 2019 report identifies urgent prioritie themes of the Close the Gap Campaign such as:
• Targeted, needs-based primary health care
• Responsive health care system
• Good housing for good health.
The success stories highlighted in this report demonstrate that when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are involved in the design of the services they need, we are far more likely to achieve success.Read(pdf 14.66 MB)