Native Title Act

The Native title Act 1993 (NTA) was passed in response to the Mabo and Others v Queensland (No 2) (1992) 175 CLR 1, setting up a legal process for the recognition of native title in Australia.

In the Native Title 'hot tub': expert conferences and concurrent expert evidence in Native Title

In the Native Title ‘hot tub’ outlines the history and development of expert conferencing and expert concurrent evidence in Australia, including in the Federal Court. These approaches to expert evidence are a major development of the last decade, greatly reducing the hearing time of Native Title proceedings and the costs to the parties involved. The authors explore how expert conferences and concurrent evidence can narrow the issues in the Native Title claims of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, discussing in particular their experiences in four recent cases.