Native Title Registers

Justice Richard Cooper of the Federal Court walks with children at the remote community of Aurukun on Cape York after he delivered a decision recognising native title rights of the Wik and Wik Way people over more than 12,000 sq km of land on 29 July 2009. The judgement follows on from the landmark Wik decision in 1996 which determined that native title rights could co-exist with pastoral leases. Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula on 13 October 2004.
Justice Richard Cooper of the Federal Court walks with children at the remote community of Aurukun on Cape York, Queensland after he delivered a decision recognising native title rights of the Wik and Wik Way people over more than 12,000 sq km of land on 29 July 2009. The judgement follows on from the landmark Wik decision in 1996 which determined that native title rights could co-exist with pastoral leases. Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula on 13 October 2004.
Source: Lloyd Jones/AAP.