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Clear Choices in Murky Waters: Leo Akiba on behalf of the Torres Strait Regional Seas Claim Group v Commonwealth of Australia

Butterly, Lauren


Those who have travelled between the islands in the Torres Strait will know that much of the water is crystal clear.1 However, the �clear constructional choices� presented in the Torres Strait Regional Seas native title claim have led to murky waters. Twenty-one years after Mabo, 2 the Torres Strait Islander people again find themselves before the High Court. Given the narrow grounds of appeal, this case is not, in any sense, �the Mabo of the sea�. Nonetheless, the appeal presents the High...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Sydney Law Review


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