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Lower Daly Land Claim (Claim No. 68) : report and recommendations of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner Justice H W Olney to the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs and to the Administrator of the Northern Territory
Bib ID 3116938
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner
 
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, 2003 
v, 32 pages : col. map ; 26 cm. + 2 maps and explanatory statement in back pocket. 
ISBN 1876591242
Series

Report (Australia. Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner) ; no. 67.

Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 2004, no. 28.

Summary

Report and recommendations regarding inquiry into traditional land claim made to beds and banks of, and islands in, a portion of the Daly River (Northern Territory); background information on land claimed; discusses inquiry's work; Aboriginal land in region; anthropological evidence; Wadjigiyn claimants; Werat group; competing claims; Banagula and Bwudjut estates; freshwater crocodile estate; traditional Aboriginal owners and strength of attachment; legal issues and secure occupancy principles; comments on advantage of grant and detrimental evidence relating to other Aboriginal groups, adjoining landholders, commercial and recreational fishing and Northern Territory government interests; summary of findings, recommendations and comments; list of traditional Aboriginal owners included in appendices.

Notes

At head of title: Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.

"April 2003"

Explanatory statement by Senator the Hon Amanda Vanstone, Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-958842330

Subjects Australia. Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Northern Territory -- Roper River .  |  Native title -- Australia.  |  Land rights - Ownership.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Stories and motifs - Crocodiles.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Law - Land - Commonwealth.  |  Land rights - Claims, disputes, hearings.  |  Social organisation.  |  Malak Malak people (N22) (NT SD52-08)  |  History - Genealogy and family history.  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)
Other authors/contributors Olney, H. W. (Howard William), 1934-  |  Vanstone, Amanda  |  Northern Territory. Office of the Administrator  |  Australia. Office of the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

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