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"If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim"

An Australian Federal Court ruling this week opened the door to what one newspaper called potential “astronomical” royalty payments to a native landowner group involved in a long-standing dispute over rights to royalties from Fortescue Metals Group’s Solomon Hub iron ore mine in Western Australia.

"If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim" "If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim" "If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim" "If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim" "If they don't do it, we'll have no choice but to launch a compensation claim"

The court’s Justice Rares decided the YindjiBarndi Aboriginal Corporation (YAC) was entitled to exclusive native title rights to a large area of land encompassing the FMG mine as the “gatekeepers” of