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Middamia Native Title Consent Determination Video

Middamia Native Title Consent Determination Video

The Federal Court of Australia has formally recognised the rights of the Middamia Traditional Owners as the native title holders over a combined determination area of 733 square kilometres.

The on-Country court hearing was an emotional celebration held on the Middalya Pastoral Station on 11 March, 2024. The Federal Court, representatives of the State and Federal governments, Pastoralists, other parties and importantly, the Traditional Owners came together to witness this historic occasion.

It has taken almost three decades of perseverance and commitment by the Middamia claimants to reach this determination.

You can watch the short version here:


Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

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