The Australian Institution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Studies has release a research paper by Nick Duff.
The research paper is call 'What's needed to prove native title', Duff's paper covers 'what is necessary for a determination of native title? and 'The legal elements of native title connection'.
About the author
Nick Duff is a lawyer at the Goldfields Land and Sea Council. His current practice covers native title claims work and the design of governance structures for native title holders. He wrote this
paper while working as a researcher and project manager within the Native Title Research Unit (NTRU) at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). His other work at AIATSIS included law reform submissions on native
title and constitutional reform, legal research on the interaction between native title law and land management issues such as weeds and freshwater, and policy work on native title agreement making and governance.
Nick’s involvement in the legal
aspects of native title began in 2008, when he was associate to French J (as he then was) at the Federal Court of Australia. Nick also draws on an international relations and conflict resolution background in analysing the political and policy aspects of native
title work, in particular self-determination, culture, intra-Indigenous conflict, governance norms and economic development.
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