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Stories about "Native title":
A new community board has been appointed to oversee the management of the popular Dirawong Reserve at Evans Head.
A Charles Sturt University legal expert has won a historic case in a United Nations tribunal for native title claimants in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Widjabul Wia-bal people have been granted native title to a large part of their traditional lands, which span a large swathe of the Northern Rivers.
Motivated by the Eddie Mabo case for land rights and the fact that important sites for Aboriginal people were being eaten up by rapacious land development supported by local government, Bandjalang Elder Lawrence Wilson became the prime mover for the original Native Title claims at Evans Head.
Last week the court met on Evans Head, where 52 small parcels of land covering a total of 7.2 square kilometres were given native title.
The Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council is involved in a remarkable struggle to assert their Indigenous rights in opposition to the proposed Adani Carmichael coal mine. Despite the company’s board-level decision to proceed, the mine has not cleared all legal hurdles.
Celebrating two decades of compassion and dedication to our four-legged friends by Byron Dog Rescue.
Stolen Brunswick Heads ute allegedly taken on wild adventure ransacking service station and being party to vandalising police cars before being abandoned in the bush at Coraki.
Byron Shire Council investments in projects linked to fossil fuel production decreased significantly after the NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp) relaxed rules last year.