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By Liz Wreck - Lawyer at Hunt & Humphry. On 16 December 2016, in Narrier v State of Western Australia [2016] FCA 1519 (commonly referred to as the “Tjiwarl Decision”), Justice Mortimer held that the granting of miscellaneous licences without giving notice to the native title...

By Michael Hunt - Principal at Hunt & Humphry. The Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) (NTA) commenced operation in 1994. Since then there have been more than 300 determinations that native title exists in various areas of Australia, including approximately 60 in Western Australia. Under the NTA,...