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Torres Strait Islander, human rights, land rights activist. Principal plaintiff in the landmark High Court native title case, "Mabo and Others versus State of Queensland and the Commonwealth, 1982-1992. From the description of Papers of Eddie Mabo [microform]. 1943-1992. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851373 Torres Strait Islander human rights and land rights activist. Principal plaintiff in the landmark High Court native title case, "Mabo and Others versus St...
Simon Balderstone was The Age representative at Parliament House, and later Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister on Aboriginal Affairs, the Environment and Sport from 1991 to 1995. In 1995 he became Public Affairs Manager of the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG). From the description of Papers. 1979-1994. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225850133 ...
On 3 June, 1992, the High Court of Australia delivered its landmark Mabo decision which rewrote the Australian common law and gave a massive boost to the struggle for the recognition of Aboriginal land rights. Put simply, the decision said that under Australian law, Indigenous people have rights to land - rights that existed before colonisation and which still exist. This right is called native title. By a majority of six to one, the High Court ruled that native title to land is recognised by th...