Jenny specialises in the area of native title and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage law, representing local governments, government corporations, developers, pastoral holders and other public and private entities as respondent parties to the majority of native title claims in Queensland and New South Wales. She also regularly provides advice on the native title and Aboriginal cultural heritage implications of government and private infrastructure projects.
Jenny is recognised in the 2016-2023 Doyles Guide and the 2018-2023 Who’s Who Legal: Australia and New Zealand as a recommended lawyer in Native Title Law in Australia. She was also recognised in the 2022 Doyles Guides as a leading lawyer in Native Title.
14 December 2022 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development, #Native Title & Indigenous Cultural Heritage
The Federal Court, at first instance and on appeal, has overturned an offshore drilling plan because the proponent did not properly consult traditional landowners.
09 November 2022 - Knowledge
#Government, #Native Title & Indigenous Cultural Heritage
In this edition, we look at some recent developments in native title compensation law, and in particular a recent hearing before the Full Federal Court which might take the area beyond the compensation provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
08 December 2021 - Knowledge
#Native Title & Indigenous Cultural Heritage, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects
The National Native Title Tribunal has dismissed a mining lessee’s application to be granted a mining lease because they failed to act in good faith when negotiating with the affected native title holders.
08 November 2021 - Knowledge
#Native Title & Indigenous Cultural Heritage
The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia has released its final report into the destruction of culturally significant caves at Juukan Gorge, which suggests eight key recommendations for reform to cultural heritage laws in Australia.
18 Oct 23 - Canberra
With the recent major data breaches and increased public focus on privacy, ensuring privacy compliance is of great importance for everyone working in the Australian Public Sector (APS). This seminar will provide you with an overview of the reform proposals arising from the Privacy Act Review and their implications for the APS. Join Canberra partner Elizabeth Carroll and associate Lachlan Speak as they explore the proposed reforms with a focus on those affecting the responsibilities of Australian Government entities and APS employees.