Legal development Native title appeal decisions to watch out for in 2023-2024 By Tony Denholder , Andrew Gay , and Clare Lawrence 03 August 2023 Share Native Title Year in Review 2022-2023There are a number of appeal decisions expected in 2023-2024:High Court decision regarding the "infrastructure mining lease" provisions of the Native Title Act (s24MD(6B)) in an appeal from Harvey v Minister for Primary Industry and Resources  FCAFC 794. (See our Native Title Year in Review 2021- 2022 article "Mining leases for infrastructure get a judicial workout".)High Court decision regarding native title compensation in an appeal from Yunupingu on behalf of the Gumatj Clan or Estate Group v Commonwealth of Australia  FCAFC 75 (assuming special leave is granted). See our article "Full Court makes landmark decision about pre-1975 acts in Gumatj compensation claim"Full Federal Court decision regarding connection in an appeal from the negative determination in Malone v State of Queensland (The Clermont-Belyando Area Native Title Claim) (No 5)  FCA 1639. (See our Native Title Year in Review 2021-2022 article "Proving connection becomes harder in 2021".)Full Federal Court decision regarding good faith and the right to negotiate process in an appeal from the decision of the National Native Title Tribunal in Santos NSW Pty Ltd and Another v Gomeroi People and Another  NNTTA 74. See our article "Santos wins strongly in the National Native Title Tribunal, but Full Federal Court will hear Gomeroi appeal".Author: Leonie Flynn, Expertise Counsel.