Entries by Wangan Jagalingou

Adani’s “trained attack dog”

  MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 19 February 2019 Adani’s ruthless aggression exposed in leaked “attack dog” plan   Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners say an explosive ABC report this morning has revealed the corruption of process and the intimidation being engaged in by Adani’s new legal team. They say Adani are trying to silence its opponents and […]

Senator Canavan’s appropriation “the height of disrespect and arrogance”

  MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 12 February 2019 Senator Canavan’s appropriation of our peoples’ struggle is “the height of disrespect and arrogance”   FEDERAL RESOURCES MINISTER Matt Canavan is running a protection racket for Adani, while taking cheap shots at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. His insistence on propping up some Adani […]

Canavan takes cheap shots at the UN for Adani

  STATEMENT Tuesday 5 February 2019 Minister Matt Canavan running a protection racket for Adani, takes cheap shots at the United Nations   FOR DAYS we’ve been entertained by the spectacle of Resources Minister Matt Canavan running a protection racket for Adani, while taking cheap shots at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. […]

Traditional Owners continue to resist Adani’s ‘invasion’

  MEDIA RELEASE Friday 25 January 2019 Traditional Owners continue to resist Adani’s ‘invasion’   Full Bench Federal Court Appeal against ‘rent a crowd’ ILUA to proceed UN demands Australia explain why Adani’s project has not been suspended over rights concerns Bankruptcy threat to W&J leader to be resisted nationally and internationally W&J Traditional Owner and lead […]

Adani’s attack on Aboriginal leader morally reprehensible

MEDIA STATEMENT Sunday 30 December 2018 Traditional Owners support leader, Adrian Burragubba Adani’s bankruptcy petition is corporate bullying, abuse of process W&J call on Qld Government to investigate Adani’s sham dealings Adani are out to punish the Traditional Owner leading the fight against their Carmichael Mine and the opening up of the Galilee Basin. In a […]

Adani’s Christmas pantomime hides a more sinister tale

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 21 December 2018 Adani’s insistence that its mine is commencing is turning into a Christmas pantomime that masks the full brunt of the corporate conglomerate’s destructive and divisive influence, say Traditional Owners. W&J Traditional Owner and lead council spokesperson Adrian Burragubba said, “We know first hand that Adani can’t be trusted and will […]

Adani’s claims that W&J have ‘certified’ Woongal are false

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 15 December 2018 Adani’s claims that W&J have ‘certified’ Woongal are false, disrespectful and underhanded, say Traditional Owners Adani’s announcement that Woongal Environmental Services has been given a contract to monitor environmental outcomes on Wangan and Jagalingou country has drawn condemnation from the W&J Council as false, and typical of the disrespectful […]

‘They don’t have our consent, they can’t build their mine’, say Traditional Owners

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 29 November 2018 Adani’s announcement they are ‘ready to go’ must be reality tested Brisbane, Australia: Galilee Basin Traditional Owners say today’s announcement by Adani Mining that it has decided to fund its massively scaled down Carmichael project must be reality tested. They say the Queensland Government has not extinguished their native […]

Traditional Owners mount Korea tour to block Adani finance

Media Release – 5 November 2018 BREAKING: Korea Development Bank, Export-Import Bank of Korea and KDB Infrastructure Asset Management rule out finance ahead of visit Brisbane, Australia: With Adani claiming to be close to securing finance, and media reporting the miner is holding talks with Korean finance companies interested in buying a stake in their […]

Traditional Owners announce Adani court appeal

MEDIA RELEASE 15 September 2018 Traditional Owners announce Adani court appeal Call on Qld Government to never extinguish their native title Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners opposing Adani’s Carmichael Mine have this week served notice of a Federal Court full bench appeal. (See ABC today: “Adani mine site to remain under native title until finance […]