Queensland v Congoo

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Keane J.,Hayne J.,Kiefel J.,Bell J.,Gageler J.
Judgment Date13 May 2015
Neutral Citation[2015] HCA 17
Docket NumberB39/2014
Date13 May 2015
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4 cases
  • Malone v State of Queensland (The Clermont-Belyando Area Native Title Claim) (No 5)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 23 December 2021
    ...customs can properly find expression in common law terms” (see Ward HC at [14] and [89]; State of Queensland v Congoo (2015) 256 CLR 239; [2015] HCA 17 at [31] per French CJ and Keane J; and Northern Territory of Australia v Griffiths and Jones on behalf of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali People......
  • Ohlsen on behalf of the Ngemba/Ngiyampaa People v Attorney General of New South Wales
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 5 March 2021
    ...case law, including Wik, Ward, Anderson, Akiba v Commonwealth [2013] HCA 33; 250 CLR 209; Brown High Court and Queensland v Congoo [2015] HCA 17; 256 CLR 239. It drew attention to the following passage from Toohey J’s judgment in Wik at 122 where his Honour explained why the pastoral lease ......
  • Melbourne Apartment Project Pty Ltd (as Trustee for Melbourne Apartment Project) v Commissioner of Taxation
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 19 December 2019
    ...of exclusive possession, being “the right to exclude anyone and everyone from the land for any reason or no reason” (Queensland v Congoo [2015] HCA 17; 256 CLR 239 at [8]); and (c) Give the holder the right to register their interest over the land and to register a caveat claiming an estate......
  • Comptroller General of Customs v Zappia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 November 2018
    ...Ltd (1979) 143 CLR 499 at 519–520, 532–533; [1979] HCA 67. See also Queensland v Congoo (2015) 256 CLR 239 at 255 [11], 301–302 [161]; [2015] HCA 17. 56 (1962) 107 CLR 279; [1962] HCA 57 (1962) 107 CLR 279 at 282. 58 (1962) 107 CLR 279 at 286–287, 289–292, 294–297, 300–302, 304–305, 307. 59......
2 books & journal articles
  • The Toohey Legacy: Rights and Freedoms, Compassion and Honour
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...(2002) 213 CLR 1, [296] and De Rose v State of South Australia (2005 145 FCR 290. 67 Western Australia v Brown [2014] HCA 8, [59]. 68 [2015] HCA 17. 69 North and Jagot JJ (Logan J dissenting). 70 French CJ, with Keane J, and Gageler J found that native title was not extinguished and Hayne, ......
  • Queensland v Congoo: The Confused Re-emergence of a Rationale of Equality?
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 39-2, September 2015
    • 1 September 2015
    ...CONGOO: THE CONFUSED RE-EMERGENCE OF A RATIONALE OF EQUALITY? ZOE BUSH* In State of Queensland v Congoo [2015] HCA 17 (13 May 2015), the High Court applied principles of extinguishment to determine the effect of military orders under reg 54 of the National Security (General) Regulations 194......

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