Native Title Determinations
A determination of native title is a decision about whether native title can be recognised in a certain area of land or waters. A native title determination can be achieved by:
The Western Australian Government is committed to the effective and efficient management of native title claims and seeks wherever possible to resolve native title through agreement rather than litigation.
To date, there have been 27 consent determinations and seven litigated determinations of native title, totalling approximately 876,000 square kilometres.