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NT government fails to secure land use consent from traditional owners for Red Centre Adventure ride: ABC News

ABC Alice Springs / By Stewart Brash, Emma Haskin, and Myles Houlbrook-Walk A multi-million dollar mountain bike ride has been labelled a “dead duck” by...

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Landmark high court ruling finds commonwealth government liable for sacred site damage: Guardian

Case centring on damage to Gunlom Falls in Kakadu National Park overturned as it breaches Sacred Sites Act The commonwealth...

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High Court rejects Crown immunity for sacred sites damage: AFR

Michael Pelly Legal editor The Commonwealth can now be prosecuted for damage to Indigenous sacred sites, after the custodians of...

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High Court rules Parks Australia criminally liable for alleged sacred site damage at Kakadu’s Gunlom Falls: ABC News

By James Elton and Jack Hislop Traditional owners and custodians have welcomed a High Court decision finding Parks Australia can be held criminally...

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‘Here’s the bones of your ancestors’: Aboriginal remains delivered without warning to Tasmanian Aboriginal corporation: NIT

Callan Morse  Aboriginal remains identified through separate coronial inquests have been delivered, without notice, in brown paper bags to the...

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Kaurna cultural items returned from Germany after 184 years: InDaily

Four significant cultural items were today officially returned to the Kaurna people from a German museum where they had been...

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At ‘vast, remote’ Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, unwritten rules for tourists may soon become real restrictions: The Guardian

A new plan may stop tourists who visit the enormous salt pan 700km north of Adelaide from driving or walking...

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Traditional Elders can once again access an Indigenous sacred site in Tasmania after ILSC funding: NIT

Brendan Foster Indigenous Elders now have easier access to a sacred space on the traditional lands of the Punnilerpanner people...

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Coroner finds human remains from Tasmania’s west coast are Indigenous and over 1000 years old, sparking call for investigation: NITV

A Coroner has determined human remains found protruding from a sand bank on Tasmania’s west coast eight years ago are...

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