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Minerals Council lobbies for changes to native title laws 

The Minerals Council of Australia is lobbying the federal government for urgent changes to native title laws which they say will remove uncertainty over the status of mining leases and tenements following recent court cases.

In a submission to the Attorney-General’s Department consultation on changes to the Native Title Act, the council said legal validation was needed for a series of agreements used for granting mining and exploration rights over land subject to……. (subscribers only) http://www.afr.com/news/minerals-council-lobbies-for-changes-to-native-title-laws-20180308-h0x740#ixzz59CmmR5PN

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March 9, 2018 - Posted by | aboriginal issues, AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

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