Watson, Nicole (2007). "Raiders of the Lost Capital" Paper presented at the 4th annual conference of the HDCA, 18-20 September 2007, New York, USA.
This paper will be divided into three parts. By way of background part one will discuss the nature and history of Australian Indigenous land titles. Part two will examine moves to privatise Indigenous lands and part three will argue that the central tenets of de Soto’s thesis are largely inapplicable to Indigenous Australians.