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Meriam People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:Torres Strait
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Customary Law | Environmental Heritage
Summary Information:

AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (Y3) (Qld TSI SC55-05)

For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).

The Dauwereb people are a subgroup of the Meriam people. Their native title rights were recognised by consent in Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People v State of Queensland [2001] FCA 697 (14 June 2001).




Related Entries

Agreement
  • Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People v State of Queensland [2001] FCA 697 (14 June 2001)
  • Organisation
  • Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC
  • Legislation
  • Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act 1985 (Qld)
  • People
  • Andrew Passi on behalf of the Meriam People
  • Eddie Koiki Mabo
  • Case Law
  • Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992) 175 CLR 1 - Native Title Claimant

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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