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High Court of Australia

Category: Organisation
Date: 6 October 1903
Sub Category:Government
Location:Australia
URL: http://www.highcourt.gov.au/
Detailed Information:
The High Court of Australia is established by the Australian Commonwealth Constitution. It is Australia's court of final appeal. The High Court's role is to interpret laws and settle disputes between the Commonwealth, States, Territories and the citizens of Australia.

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Case Law
  • Northern Territory of Australia & Anor v Arnhem Land Aboriginal Land Trust & Ors (2008) HCA 29 (Blue Mud Bay Case)
  • Fejo v The Northern Territory of Australia [1998] HCA 58 (10 September 1998)
  • Mabo v Queensland [No 2] (1992) 175 CLR 1
  • Mabo v Queensland 166 CLR 186 (8 December 1988)
  • The Wik Peoples v The State of Queensland & Ors; The Thayorre People v The State of Queensland & Ors [1996] High Court of Australia (23 December 1996)
  • Members of the Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Community v The State of Victoria [2002] HCA 58 (12 December 2002)
  • Yanner v Eaton [1999] HCA 53 (7 October 1999)
  • Western Australia v Ward (2002) 191 ALR 1 (8 August 2002)

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