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Timber Creek - providing some guidance for Native Title Compensation
  • Cowell Clarke
  • Australia
  • August 4 2017

Full Court of the Federal Court finds that loss of cultural attachment compensation of $1.3 million is not excessive. In 2006 the Federal Court

Victorian Government response to Parliamentary Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • September 15 2017

The Report sets out 15 recommendations for the Victorian Government to consider and the Government has now responded to those recommendations

Burial and Cremation Act 2013 What everyone is dying to know!
  • Norman Waterhouse
  • Australia
  • June 24 2013

The Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA) (the Act) has now received assent and will shortly come into operation. The Act will regulate all cemeteries

The drafting of discretionary trust deeds and NSW duty and land tax
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • October 5 2016

In recent times most NSW trustees have become tired of the many tax reforms that have affected trusts and which have required amendments to their

Amendments to the Native Title Act - reversing the McGlade Decision
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • June 14 2017

The Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 (Bill) was passed by both houses of Parliament on Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Money for nothing acquisition of land compensation in enhancement cases
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 14 2011

This article examines two recent cases in which compensation for the compulsory acquisition of private land for public purposes was held to be nil

Are you changing land use activities on your property? Beware that the proposed changes to the Cultural Heritage Guidelines will require you to address Indigenous Cultural Heritage
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • May 17 2017

The Queensland Government recently released an Issues Paper (click here to view) proposing key changes to the existing Cultural Heritage Duty of Care

The Commonwealth flags amendments to the Native Title act 1993
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 30 2012

In June this year, the Commonwealth Government flagged the possibility of the reform of the current Native Title Regime

Managing the Impact of Timber Creek
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • November 4 2016

The decision in Griffiths v Northern Territory of Australia (No 3) 2016 FCA 900 has created a slight headache for the Northern Territory and

Majority rules! Parliament acts to make Indigenous land use agreements viable again
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 14 2017

The Senate has today passed legislation that will enable Indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs) to be registered even if they