Entries by Wangan Jagalingou

It’s time the Queensland Government stood up for our rights

Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council STATEMENT Delivered at Speakers Corner, Qld Parliament House Brisbane, Thursday 8th March 2018   It’s time the Queensland Government stood up for our rights. We are determined to prevent our land being taken without our consent and to protect our Country and sacred places from destruction. We have never […]

Traditional Owners opposing Adani hold smoking ceremony at QLD Parl, call on Premier not to extinguish native title

Media Release – 8 March 2018 At a smoking ceremony outside Queensland Parliament today the Wangan & Jagalingou Family Council called on the Queensland government to rule out extinguishing W&J Native Title for Adani, the week before a crucial Wangan & Jagalingou Council’s Federal Court case commences. High quality stills and vision can be made […]

Letter to the QLD Premier – there should be no extinguishment of Native Title

  THERE SHOULD BE NO EXTINGUISHMENT OF NATIVE TITLE WITHOUT OUR CONSENT   On 22 December 2017 the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council wrote to – The QLD Premier, The Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, and The Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy   The W&J Council received its […]

W&J Traditional Owners win interim injunction in Federal Court

Media Release Court order against Qld Government preventing native title extinguishment Injunction hearing set for 30 January 2018, trial in March Brisbane, 19 December 2017.  Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) representatives, seeking to prevent the extinguishment of their native title by the Queensland Government for Adani, have ensured that there will be no surrender of lands […]

W&J make demands of new Labor Govt on Adani

Media Release   Traditional Owners fighting Adani make demands of new Labor Govt New Queensland polling released showing support for mine delay   Brisbane, 8 December 2017. With the announcement of a new majority Qld Labor government, and with the National Native Title Tribunal set to decide today whether to register Adani’s sham Indigenous Land […]

Traditional Owners do not ‘support’ Rockhampton FIFO hub

   5 October 2017 Mayor Strelow misrepresents Wangan and Jagalingou Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow’s ‘thanks’ to the the Wangan and Jagalingou people for ‘our support’ is disingenuous and clearly misrepresents the position of the Traditional Owners of the proposed Carmichael mine area. We do not support a FIFO (fly in fly out) hub that allows […]