The story of native title

Michael Weir, Bond University

Document Type Journal Article

Weir, Michael, (2002), The story of native title. The National Legal Eagle, April 2002, pp.8-10.

Copyright ©The Law Society of New South Wales , 2002.

Reproduced with permission.



It is only a few years since native title has been accepted as a part of the common law of Australia. This article traces the history of native title from the dream time to modern times. We will consider the major cases and events that have impacted on the development of the story.