Realising Traditional Owners’ aspirations to secure, manage and maximise native title outcomes through the provision of quality professional services in a dynamic environment.
At QSNTS we honour culture, respect diversity and acknowledge our clients as the First Peoples of this nation by providing professional, accountable, collaborative and evidence-based services.
Through Native Title, we drive the achievement of Indigenous self determination to redress the past, strengthen the present and empower the future.


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  • QSNTS staff are back for another year! Our offices are open from 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. #HappyNewYear #Its2017
    9:52AM 03/01/2017
  • Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing you all when we open on 3 January. #its2017 https://t.co/I1fEzkYz45
    9:01AM 01/01/2017
  • QSNTS will be closed from 11am on 16 Dec 2016 & between 20 Dec 2016 to 3 Jan 2017. We wish you a safe break and a… https://t.co/43f6AqI4oh
    10:01AM 16/12/2016
  • Authorisation meeting of Mandandanji People to take place on 7 May 2016, more info for attendees here: https://t.co/9L6IDTFIo1
    12:30PM 18/04/2016
  • Congratulations to the Birriah People in North Qld, now recognised as Native Title Holders by the Fed Court of Aust https://t.co/z7pN69zM8N
    10:14AM 24/03/2016
  • Congratulations to Indigenous leader Pat Dodson, Labor's new WA Senator - https://t.co/z9oD8Ep3vD #indigenous #nativetitle #auspol
    11:37AM 02/03/2016
  • Positive article about how native title has benefited the Kokotha People in South Australia - https://t.co/dWDqAF2EAq #nativetitle
    9:39AM 18/02/2016
  • RT @AshOMoore: 3 million hectare native title claim to take in 6 local council areas in outback Queensland. @abcwestqld @ABCRural https://t…
    2:09PM 12/02/2016
    Retweeted by QSNTS
  • RT @ANUcass: What's the future of native title anthropology? Experts will discuss at joint #ANU & @QSNTS conference starting tmr https://t.…
    3:25PM 03/02/2016
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  • Have you seen the new QSNTS website? Learn about native title, QSNTS, and latest news and updates - https://t.co/PJA6QoL7MY
    1:36PM 11/01/2016
  • QSNTS offices will be closed for the holiday season from 12pm today until 8:30am on 4 January 2016. Happy holidays, see you next year!
    10:55AM 18/12/2015
  • QSNTS celebrates 10 years with big changes - read the December 2015 QSNTS Message Tree newsletter here: https://t.co/7mznYJayMj
    11:24AM 16/12/2015
  • Congratulations to the Mithaka People, now recognised Native Title Holders over 33,820km2 in south-west Queensland! https://t.co/tApOsZN008
    12:38PM 28/10/2015
  • QSNTS is hiring! We are now seeking a talented Legal Officer to join our expert legal team. More information here: http://t.co/OBVvx4wSmF
    11:07AM 16/10/2015
  • QSNTS deplores racism in any form, and practices and promotes respect for all people.
    9:02AM 06/08/2015
  • Recent jeering at Sydney Swans' Adam Goodes is disrespectful to him as an Australian, an Adnyamathanha man and a champion of his game.
    9:02AM 06/08/2015
  • Was great to see a big turnout at the recent Budjiti People consent determination on 23 June 2015 - congratulations! http://t.co/jFsLx0ey5C
    10:40AM 21/07/2015
  • Some great snaps from the Boonthamurra People's native title consent determination on 25 June 2015 - congratulations! http://t.co/zLl9IX1HKV
    2:59PM 17/07/2015
  • The Aust Stockman's Hall of Fame has unveiled a new exhibit featuring #Indigenous stockmen + women http://t.co/69ZljSlGeC @abcwestqld
    4:19PM 15/06/2015
  • QSNTS is looking forward to #NativeTitle15 - one day to go! https://t.co/k3a9Jst2tt
    9:30AM 15/06/2015


New offices launch as hub for Traditional Owners in NW Queensland

MMG and Mount Isa City Council were among many stakeholders which recently gathered with Traditional Owners to canvas new partnership opportunities and celebrate the opening of new office facilities serving as headquarters for Native Title Holders throughout the Mount Isa region.

Darumbal landmark native title decision handed down in Rockhampton

AS the Federal Court handed down the Darumbal People Native Title Consent determination yesterday, the weight of the decision was clear in Nyoka Hatfield's face.

7 News: Native Title granted to Central Queensland's Darumbal People (Video)

A 19-year battle for one of Central Queensland's traditional owners is a step closer to resolution, after the Federal Court of Australia granted Native Title to the Darumbal People at a ceremony in Rockhampton.


QSNTS Submission to the Finance and Administration Committee
QSNTS Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics: Inquiry into development of bauxite resources near Aurukun in Cape York
QSNTS Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission: Review of the Native Title Act 1993 - Discussion Paper
Through Native Title, we
drive the achievement
of Indigenous
self-determination to
redress the past,
strengthen the present
and empower the future.