Proof of Extinguishment of Native Title

The Industry Guidelines - Native title and the administration of exploration and mining legislation in New South Wales [90 KB PDF] and a Protocol for Evidencing Proof of Extinguishment Word [48 KB Word] are designed to assist applicants in providing suitable and adequate evidence that Native Title has been extinguished over land covered by an application.

This information is reviewed by the Department to ensure compliance with the Commonwealth Native Title Act 1993 when granting titles in satisfaction of such applications.

It is recommended that applicants seek legal advice regarding the Right to Negotiate process or Proof of Extinguishment of Native Title.

For further information
Resource Operations
Phone:
+61 (0)2 4063 6600
resource.operations@planning.nsw.gov.au
PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Postal:
Resource Operations, Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, Department of Regional NSW, PO Box 344 Hunter Region Mail Centre NSW 2310
Office:
516 High Street Maitland NSW 2320 Map