How will Indigenous people be compensated for lost native title rights? The High Court will soon decide

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Today, the High Court of Australia will begin hearing the most significant case concerning Indigenous land rights since the Mabo and Wik native title cases in the 1990s.

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For the first time, the High Court will consider how to approach the question of compensation for the loss of traditional land rights.

Olw 2bThe decision will have huge implications for Indigenous peoples who have lost their land rights and for the state and territory governments responsible for that loss.

For Queensland and Western Australia in particular, the outcome will likely provide clarity on the…

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