Noongar Not for Sale

'Noongar Not for Sale': First Nation Activists Fight Government and Mining Interests

THE NOONGAR DEAL: $1.3billion (cash and in kind) is made up nearly $600 million in financial payments over 12 years, 320,000 hectares of land and an Indigenous housing project (120 houses near Perth), is to sell Noongar Country once and for all, and end any right to claims by any Noongars over Perth and the State's south west, whether they signed the deal or not.

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High Court challenge to $1.3b native title deal

Colin Barnett, the WA Premier reduced the sacred sites registered in his state by 1,300

Action has begun in the High Court to try to stop a native title deal that could be worth $1.3 billion to the Noongar people of the south west of Western Australia.

The challenge is by other Noongar native title claimants who say they did not agree to the deal with the WA government to relinquish native title rights in return for a $1.3 billion compensation package.

The package would include land and funds for a trust to be managed by Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders. Read more about High Court challenge to $1.3b native title deal

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