Legally speaking: Native title compensation – under appeal

EARLIER this year, the Federal Court delivered a landmark decision regarding compensation payable for the extinguishment of native title. The Northern Territory Government was ordered to pay approximately $3.3 million to the Ngaliwurru and Nungali People as compensation for the extinguishment of their native title over land at Timber Creek. This was the first time the Federal Court has considered and assessed the value of native title compensation. The decision has now been appealed by the Northern Territory government. Background and decision The decision on compensation relates to approximately 60 acts including land grants and the construction of public works…

Source: Beef Central
Legally speaking: Native title compensation – under appeal