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Nona on behalf of the Badulgal v State of Queensland [2004] FCA 1578

Category: Case Law
Binomial Name: Federal Court of Australia
Date: 14 December 2004
Sub Category:Case Law
Place:Badu Island, Torres Strait
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Legal Status: Finalised, full consent determination
Legal Reference: Tribunal file no.: QC96/63 Federal Court no.: QUD6078/98
Subject Matter:Access | Native Title | Water
Summary Information:
In 1996, the Badulgal People filed an application for determination of native title over the land and waters of Badu Island and adjacent islands in the Torres Strait. The legal process was a consent determination with native title existing in the entire determination area. The determination was made in 2004 by Justice Cooper of the Federal Court of Australia. The native title holders possess exclusive native title over the land areas and non-exclusive areas over water.

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