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Representatives of the six claimant groups met at the Far West Aboriginal Sporting Complex from Thursday to Saturday to learn the terms put forward by the South Australian Government, voice their questions and concerns, and ultimately vote to give the claim final approval

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"It's the end of a long road but in a sense it's also the opening of a door and new opportunities as native title holders," he said

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8 Dec, 2017

A Federal Court hearing in the far west of South Australia will recognise native title over almost 76,000 square kilometres of land. It amalgamates five previous and partially overlapping areas, stretching from just north of Streaky Bay to the border with Western Australia.

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The Consent Determination gives the group rights to access and camp on the area, enjoy the land, teach and conduct ceremonies and protect sites of significance on the area
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The traditional owners are Anmatyerr and Kaytetye speakers from 13 different landholding groups. From tomorrow, the members of these groups will hold native title rights over the determination area and govern how rights and interests in land are acquired and held within the area.

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The positive determination will result in the Esperance Nyungar community receiving an annual income stream based on 25 per cent of the annual rental for exploration tenements, a direct funding package of $2.55 million over five years and a land package with an estimated value of approximately $24 million.

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27 Feb, 2014

After an 18 year process, a group of traditional owners in Western Australia's Goldfields will have their native title recognised by the Federal Court of Australia in a consent determination in Esperance.

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9 Mar, 2018
27 Oct, 2004

After years of negotiations and legal action it appears an agreement over native title on five islands in the Torres Strait, in far north Queensland, has been finalised.

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10 Dec, 2004

It has been 12 years since Eddie Mabo and the people of Murray Island were granted native title over their land. This week their neighbours on Erub, or Darnley Island, have the same proud feeling.

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8 Mar, 2018

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