Upcoming & recent events

Workshop on managing Trust funds, May 2021

Trustee corporations and their Indigenous beneficiaries: meeting challenges in the sustainable utilisation of trust funds. Presentations from a workshop held in Alice Springs, 27-28 May, 2021. This workshop focussed on the governance of compensation and other such funds held in trust for Indigenous groups, not on the internal governance of RNTBCs and other Trustee corporations. […]

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Forthcoming Podcasts

Forthcoming Podcasts

CNTA has approached a number of anthropologists to prepare podcasts on such matters as; the experience of women anthropologists native title and heritage native title and co-management of Indigenous country including environmental issues; and anthropologists in community development.

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NSW Native Title User Group Forum

On March 17 2021, CNTA Director Nicolas Peterson and Research Fellow Julie Finlayson attended a Forum for Native Title practitioners¬† held in Sydney by the NSW District Registry of the Federal Court. The purpose of the Forum was to continue ongoing discussions and developing best practice processes for the Native Title practice area in New […]

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Virtual workshop with consultants on trade and commerce in NT claims

Issues for anthropological evidence in Native Title claims on matters of trade and commerce This virtual workshop specifically for anthropological consultants was held on 25 June 2020. Nicolas Peterson focused on the relevant literature on these issues, while David Trigger considered the complexities facing anthropologists called to give expert evidence in Native Title claims on […]

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CNTA is joining with NNTC & AIATSIS to provide access to a range of resources on Native Title compensation claims and related issues.

The Centre for Native Title Anthropology (CNTA) is joining with the National Native Title Consultative Council¬† (NNTC) and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), to provide access to a range of resources on Native Title compensation claims and related issues. The purpose is to aid researchers, native title holders and […]

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Virtual workshops with staff of Cairns-based NTRBs, 15th April 2020

Virtual workshops with staff of Cairns-based NTRBs, 15th April 2020

From 15th April, CNTA auspiced three virtual workshops for the staff of Cairns-based Native Title Representative Bodies. On the 15th Sarah Bell presented a carefully crafted account of a best practice example of the development...

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Virtual meetings of NTRB/NTSP Research Managers

Virtual meetings of NTRB/NTSP Research Managers

During the Covid-19 lock down, CNTA is sponsoring virtual meetings of all NTRB/NTSP Research Managers. The objective is not only to support communication...

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