Native Title

We are experienced in providing legal advice and representation in relation to:

  • Claimant Native Title Determination Applications
  • Non-claimant Native Title Determination Applications
  • Other native title resolution capabilities:

o Tenure resolution for town and city expansions; and

o Protection of existing interests

  • Indigenous Land Use Agreements
  • Native Title Compulsory Acquisitions
  • Future Acts, Mining and Exploration
  • Native Title and Cultural Heritage Compliance Assessment (all tenure types and infrastructure)
  • Prescribed Body Corporates
  • Boundary resolution projects


Our lawyers have assisted with the interpretation and application of the Queensland Government’s Native Title Work Procedures for numerous projects including government, infrastructure projects and tenure dealings of all kinds. Our lawyers have also assisted with the interpretation and application of the interaction between the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld) and the Queensland Co-ordinator-General’s statutory guidelines. We have also been involved in submissions on the formulation of the Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Acts 2003 (Qld) and the associated Duty of Care Guidelines.

Our Team

Marrawah Law represents the combined strengths of two firms and over 75 years’ experience in the practice of law for government, corporate and Indigenous clients:

Leah Cameron
Founder & Principal Solicitor

Oliver Gilkerson

Cassie Lang
Senior Solicitor

Thomas Cameron
Senior Solicitor

Deanna Cartledge
Senior Solicitor

Mikaela French

Nareeta Davis

Caitlyn Tim
Administrative Assistant