- 30 years since Mabo
30 years since Mabo
2022 marked the 30th anniversary of the landmark decision which recognised in Australian law for the first time the right of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to their lands. The Mabo Case was successful in overturning the myth that at the time of colonisation Australia was ‘terra nullius’ or land belonging to no one.
Hear from Indigenous academic lawyer and researcher Eddie Synot; one of Australia’s most recognised historians Professor Henry Reynolds, lawyer and granddaughter of Koiki Mabo Hannah Duncan, and the son of the only surviving plaintiff Charles Passi as they discuss what changed, what didn’t and what still needs to be done.
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