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Author Brennan, Frank, 1954-

Title Land rights Queensland style : the struggle for Aboriginal self-management / Frank Brennan
Published St. Lucia, Qld : University of Queensland Press, 1992


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  KM 208.433 K2Q3 Bre/Lra  AVAILABLE
Description x, 182 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Series UQP paperbacks
UQP paperbacks.
Contents Includes index
Summary Outlines history of Queensland governments policies and laws applying to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lands and local government in communities; mentions takeover by government of Aurukun and Mornington Island in 1978, consultation 1980-1982 on self-management and proposed Deeds of Grant in Trust legislation; concentrates on period 1982-1991 and covers services legislation, heritage protection legislation; overviews land rights situation at end of 1989 when National Party lost government; mentions land titles, mineral rights, ancillary rights (timber, quarry, fishing, hunting), access, leases, mortgage or surrender of community lands, self management issues such as local government, financial accountability, community policing, Aboriginal courts, industry and business, alcohol; discusses party politics and commonwealth/state relations; discusses legislative reform agenda of Goss Labor Government - review of services legislation, consultation and negotiations, parliamentary debate on proposed legislation , provisions of Aboriginal Land Act
Notes Includes index and tables
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references
Notes Also available online (as at 4/10/2011) at
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Queensland. Aboriginal Land Act 1991
Queensland. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land (Consequential Amendments) Act 1991
Queensland. Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984
Queensland. Land Act (Aboriginal and Islander Land Grants) Amendment Act 1982
Queensland. Torres Strait Islander Land Act 1991
Aboriginal Australians -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Land tenure -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Government relations.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Queensland -- History.
Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Australia -- Queensland.
Native title (Australia)
Author Brennan, Frank S. J
LC no. 92184173
ISBN 0702224073