With 'A Selective and Annotated Bibliography on Aboriginal Land Rights' (31 pages) compiled by the editor. Conference papers prepared as background information for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies Biennial Meeting on 21-22 May, 1980. An effort to assess in a series of articles, the range of legal relationships of Aborigines to the Land in the states and territories. The editor explains: "In 1966 no Aborigines in Australia owned land by virtue of being Aborigine. Fifteen years later, Aborigines hold title to over 469,995 square kilometers, handled differently in the various Australian jurisdictions.