Commonwealth of Australia v Yarmirr

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeGleeson CJ,Gaudron,Gummow,Hayne JJ,McHugh J,Kirby J,Callinan J
Judgment Date11 October 2001
Neutral Citation2001-1011 HCA C,[2001] HCA 56
Date11 October 2001
Docket NumberD7/2000 and D9/2000 Matter No D9/2000
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  • Rising tides - native title rights over the sea
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 September 2017
    ...Yaegl People #1 v Attorney General of New South Wales [2015] FCA 647 2 Commonwealth of Australia v Yarmirr; Yarmirr v Northern Territory [2001] HCA 56 3 Akiba v Commonwealth [2013] HCA 33 © HopgoodGanim Lawyers Award-winning law firm HopgoodGanim offers commercially-focused advice, coupled ......
11 books & journal articles
  • The Definition and Discovery of Facts in Native Title: The Historian's Contribution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 36-3, September 2008
    • 1 September 2008
    ...in the past and in the _____________________________________________________________________________________ 41 Commonwealth v Yarmirr (2001) 208 CLR 1, 39 [15] (Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, Gummow and Hayne JJ); Daniel v Western Australia [2003] FCA 666 (Unreported, Nicholson J, 3 July 2003) [136]......
  • Involuntary Detention and the Separation of Judicial Power
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-1, March 2007
    • 1 March 2007
    ...348 [52] (McHugh J), 385 [159] (Gummow, Hayne and Heydon JJ), 413 [247] (Kirby J); cf 424–5 [295] (Callinan J); Commonwealth v Yarmirr (2001) 208 CLR 1, 117–18 [262] (Kirby J); Eastman v The Queen (2000) 203 CLR 1, 46 [146]–[147], fn 175 (McHugh J); Byrnes v The Queen (1999) 199 CLR 1, 34 [......
  • Native title and the 'acquisition of property' under the Australian constitution.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 Nbr. 1, April - April 2004
    • 1 April 2004
    ...the applicants had characterised their native title. This left many tensions unresolved. (15) The majority in Commonwealth v Yarmirr (2001) 208 CLR 1 said that when the common law recognises native title rights 'it will, by the ordinary processes of law and equity, give remedies in support ......
  • Native Title Rights to Exclusive Possession, Use and Enjoyment and the Yindjibarndi
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...about the use to which 9 Ibid 107, 110 per Deane and Gaudron JJ. 10 (1998) 82 FCR 533; 11 Commonwealth v Yarmirr (2001) 208 CLR 1; [2001] HCA 56, [90] per Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, Gummow and Hayne JJ. 12 (1999) 97 FCR 32; [1999] FCA 1248. 13 Hayes v Northern Territory (1999) 97 FCR 32; [1999] F......
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