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Indigenous Studies Guide: Law, Legislation, Acts and related reports

Find information for your assignments and research related to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander topics

Law resources

Law resources related to Indigenous Australians are held in law and other discipline areas.

Information about traditional Indigenous law ( law overlaps with the term lore) can be often found in anthropology titles and other social science titles. Some resources are also found in Native Title cases.

Native Title is a common subject and can be found in law texts, journals and specific case law and various other discipline areas.


Native Title & Land Rights

Key databases: Laws, Legislations and Acts

Intellectual property

Information related to protocols and law about the storage, collection and distribution of cultural information, images, artifacts, dances collected from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Land Rights & Native Title web pages

Weblinks to sites about: Native Title, the Mabo land claim, Eddie Koiki Mabo's personal papers, and other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sea and Land Rights issue.

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