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What are “veto rights” and why are First Nations people calling for them?


The Native Title Act contains no right of veto for First Nations people when mining companies intend to mine on Aboriginal land. This has meant that Traditional Owners have to enter into negotiations in order to get the best possible outcome . First Nations people are calling for ‘veto rights’ as a way to protect their country and remove the power of the government to overrule the wishes of Aboriginal communities.

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