Indigenous Working Group & Amendment Bill
There was little discussion between Indigenous people and the Australian Government over the Native Title Amendment Bill and the 10 Point Plan.
A National Indigenous Working Group was established to provide input to the amendment process.
However, only the opposition parties, the Labor Party and Democrats, were willing to talk.
The Group's paper, "Coexistence, Negotiation and Certainty", had little influence on the government or the independents in the Senate.
This side lining of Indigenous representatives was in marked contrast to 1993, when the original Native Title Act was drafted.
Native Title's Vulnerability In Australia
extinguishment, High Court of Australia, indigenous people, land ownership, native title, political reaction, politics, Racial Discrimination Act
Legislation In Australia After Mabo
indigenous people, land rights, Mabo Case, Mabo judgement, mining, native title, Native Title Act (1993), pastoralism, political reaction
The Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
National Indigenous Working Group, Native Title Act (1993), United Nations
The '10 Point Plan'
10 point plan, backlash, Canberra, extinguishment, High Court of Australia, Howard, John, Liberal - National Party coalition, Native Title Act (1993), Wik
The Native Title Amendment Bill
Jul, 7, 1998
10 point plan, backlash, native title, Native Title Amendment Bill, political reaction, sunset clause
The Politics Of Native Title
citizenship, equality, human rights, land rights, national identity, native title, political reaction, politics