Koa people win Winton region native title claim

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated October 13 2021 - 3:42am, first published 4:18am
The Federal Court of Australia has granted recognition to the Koa People as Native Title Holders of land and waters covering 31,400sq km in Queensland's north-west.

In an on-country hearing on Wednesday the Federal Court of Australia has granted recognition to the Koa People as Native Title Holders of land and waters covering 31,400sq km in Queensland's north-west.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.