I. Introduction to native title : What is native title? -- Limits to recognition of native title? -- What is extinguishment? -- What was decided in the Wik case? -- What does the native title Act do? -- Mining on native title and land under the NTA -- II. Detailed consideration of the government's amendments : Overview of amendments -- Specific provisions : Validation -- Exinguishment -- Upgrading 'non-exclusive' agricultural and pastoral leases -- Future Acts -- The right to negotiate -- The registration test -- Claim procedures -- State/territory bodies -- Compensation -- Representative bodies -- III. Constitutional, racial discrimination and international law issues -- IV. Conclusion -- The 10 point plan -- Degrees of extinguishment
The Bill incorporates many of the amendments proposed in the 1996 Native Title Amendment Bill as well as proposed amendments from the Ten Point Plan; sets out those proposed amendments which cause concern for Indigenous peoples
Aboriginal land rights
Native Title Act
"Produced by the Wik Team, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, October 1997"