Senate debates

Monday, 14 September 2009

Native Title Amendment Bill 2009

In Committee

6:07 pm

Photo of Rachel SiewertRachel Siewert (WA, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

I have a number of points I wish to make. I find it interesting that Senator Brandis thinks that he knows more about the native title system and its application than Chief Justice French who, as I said, was the president of the tribunal for four years. Beyond that, native title is not delivering for Aboriginal Australians, so we need to change the system. The cards are stacked against them and it is all very well to say, ‘They’re the ones that’—


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