FactCheck: can native title ‘only exist if Australia was settled, not invaded’?

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Abstract

[Extract] Every January, the debate about the date of Australia’s national day intensifies.

The current date of Australia Day – January 26 – marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of Europeans in Australia. To some Australians, this date is known as Invasion Day, or Survival Day.

The Australian Greens party has renewed its campaign to change the date of Australia Day. Greens leader Richard di Natale has lent his voice to the argument that January 26 marks “the beginning of an invasion”.

In an opinion piece, WA Liberal Party policy committee chairman Sherry Sufi said Di Natale was “attempting to undermine native title by implying that Australia was invaded and conquered”.

Sufi argued that “native title can only exist if Australia was settled, not invaded”.

Let’s look at the law.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2018

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FactCheck: can native title ‘only exist if Australia was settled, not invaded’? / Galloway, Kathrine.

In: The Conversation, 28.01.2018.

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