Native Title

We offer internships for Native Title Representative Bodies and Native Title Service Providers (NTRBs) and Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBCs). From 2007-2016 we also provided workshops and professional development for NTRBs and PBCs.  

  • Native Title in Australia

    The High Court Mabo case in 1992 ruled in favour of a claim to Murray Island by the Meriam people. For the first time, Australian courts accepted that traditional law and custom could be a basis for claiming land ownership by Indigenous people. The Native Title Act 1993 (NTA) established the procedure for making native title claims.  

  • For NTRBs

    Aurora offers internships for a unique experience in working in the Native Title sector. In the past Aurora offered training programs for NTRBs. Details of these can be found below. 

  • For PBCs

    Aurora offers a range of resources to assit PBC Directors, PBC staff and native title group members in navigating their native title rights and interests and responsibilities. Aurora also offers an internship program to support under resourced PBCs. See below for more details. 

  • Working in native title

    Aurora offers various initiatives to support those who wish to undertake a career in native title.