Entries by Wangan Jagalingou

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 […]

Traditional Owners disturbed by ‘illegal’ action by Adani

MEDIA RELEASE 13 September 2018 Traditional Owners disturbed by allegations of illegal works by Adani Call on Qld Government to prosecute any unlawful activity by Adani’s coal operation Revelations yesterday that Adani Mining may have breached environmental laws while operating on Wangan and Jagalingou country has deeply disturbed Traditional Owners. The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) […]

W&J Council takes land rights fight to U.N.

MEDIA RELEASE 3 August 2018 Traditional Owners take land rights fight to U.N. to head off threat of native title extinguishment for Adani Authorised representatives of the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council, Adrian Burragubba and Murrawah Johnson, have submitted a request to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) for […]