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Beetaloo Basin case tests NTCAT's new powers and clarifies Approved Access Agreement scope

Australia - April 28 2022 The Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal has exercised its new powers under the Petroleum Act 1984 (NT) and Petroleum Regulations…

Ben Cansdale, Mark Geritz, Margaret Michaels, Bridgette Vanderwolf

Good faith tested: Wake-up call for project proponents

Australia - December 9 2021 A proposed mineral or petroleum exploration or production tenement can only be validly granted over areas where native title has not been…

Georgia Davis, Mark Geritz

NT Government to grant freehold to holders of exclusive native title in Territory towns

Australia - June 10 2021 Key reforms required to give effect to the Town Lands Native Title Policy have been implemented by the passing of the Land Title Amendment Act 2021…

Georgia Davis, Mark Geritz, Ruby Rayner

Mining companies liable for native title compensation? On the Court's radar!

Australia - May 13 2021 The Federal Court, in Tjiwarl Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC and State of Western Australia [2021] FCA 438 (Tjiwarl Compensation Case), recently…

Georgia Davis, Mark Geritz

Billions to bust: deficiencies in Native Title compensation applications

Australia - April 15 2021 In the Timber Creek compensation case in 2019 (Northern Territory v Griffiths (2019) 364 ALR 208), the High Court handed down Australia’s most…

Georgia Davis, Mark Geritz, Matthew Hales