Country, Culture, People, Future

Yamatji Nation Claim Consent Determination

Geraldton, Friday 7 February 2020, was a unique day for Australian native title history. The Federal Court of Australia formally recognised native title rights for the people that form the Yamatji Nation Claim from Western Australia’s Mid West region. Attendees also witnessed the signing of a landmark Indigneous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with the State Government of Western Australia.

Held at Edith Cowan Square, the hearing was attended by the Federal Court, representatives of the State and Federal Governments, other parties and most importantly, the Traditional Owners.

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