Revolve’s Native Title Claim. Master Harper says no.

johnboy 15 April 2011 10

Land And Property Services have put out the below media release, although not yet gotten it onto their website.


Chief Executive of the Department of Land and Property Services David Dawes has welcomed today’s decision by the Master of the Supreme Court to dismiss the claim of Common Law Native Title lodged by Revolve over a property it occupies at Hume.

In his decision rejecting the claim, Master Harper said the “application is not entirely intelligible,” and added, the “native title argument seems to me to be misconceived.”

In his judgement the Master granted a further stay of execution until 28 April 2011 to allow Revolve to remove all their property from the site and for the site to be cleared and returned to the Territory.

“This is just the latest in a number of court decisions about the Hume site that have gone against Revolve and I trust that this will be the end of the legal proceedings brought by this organisation,” Mr Dawes said.

“The ACT Government is the landlord for hundreds of community organisations and all of them are expected to pay their rent on time.

“Revolve must now accept without further delay the court’s decision to vacate the Hume site they are currently occupying by 28 April and also pay the $101,880 they have agreed they owe the ACT Government.”

Statement ends

The native title claim always seemed unlikely, this appears to be the end of the road for Revolve’s legal appeals.

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10 Responses to Revolve’s Native Title Claim. Master Harper says no.
Lefty Lefty 8:22 pm 30 Apr 11

Today someone mentioned that Revolve are now staying open until July…can anyone shed any light on this?

wildturkeycanoe wildturkeycanoe 9:09 am 16 Apr 11

I love it when I’ve got my beer goggles on. I read this yesterday and it made sense. Today, after finishing night shift with a couple o beers it read “Revlon native title claim”. I was wondering how they could have any more claim than the other guys.

Reprobate Reprobate 10:59 pm 15 Apr 11

At last. Revolve has been operating over the last couple of months while the decision was pending. And funnily enough, despite claiming there were Aboriginal artfacts on site preventing them from clearing the stuff out, I didn’t see any area cordoned off to respect the sanctity of the dump, nor were they stopping an ever increasing pile of crap filling up every square inch of space they had…

Goodbye, and good riddance.

Lefty Lefty 8:45 pm 15 Apr 11
screaming banshee screaming banshee 8:14 pm 15 Apr 11

So, what will their next excuse be?

Perhaps they will claim that they are Jewish and god has given them the land they know as Humesrael.

Jivrashia Jivrashia 7:27 pm 15 Apr 11

pierce said :

It’s the vibe

You forgot “I rest my case.”

Rawhide Kid Part3 Rawhide Kid Part3 6:59 pm 15 Apr 11

georgesgenitals said :

But they’re not even black…?

Do you have to be?

georgesgenitals georgesgenitals 5:49 pm 15 Apr 11

But they’re not even black…?

pierce pierce 4:22 pm 15 Apr 11

It’s the vibe

colourful sydney racing identity colourful sydney racing identity 3:55 pm 15 Apr 11

Interesting argument, always doomed to fail but interesting nonetheless.

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