Sea Rights

Tide turns for Kuuku Ya’u in battle over sea rights
A 14-year legal battle over ancient land and sea rights in far north Queensland has been won by the traditional owners of the land. In a historic sitting of the Federal Court on Thursday at Portland Roads, 545km north of Cairns, Justice Andrew Greenwood recognised the Kuuku Ya’u people’s claim to a remote beach and sea on the east of Cape York Peninsula.

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