Entries by Wangan Jagalingou

Traditional Owners condemn Brandis’ ‘Adani Amendment’ to Native Title Act as a con on the public

MEDIA RELEASE 13 February 2017 Say it won’t head off Court action to stop Adani’s fake land use agreement Members of the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners Council today condemned the Turnbull government for pandering to the interests of Indian miner Adani and the wealthy mining industry at the expense of the rights of […]

W&J resist mining industry push to amend Native Title Act to secure Carmichael mine proposal

MEDIA RELEASE – 12 February 2017 Traditional Owners resist industry push for amended Native Title Act to secure Carmichael mine proposal Seek court order Monday to ‘strike out’ Adani’s fake land use agreement Members of the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners Council will on Monday ask the Federal Court to knock out Adani’s claim that […]

No surrender – Traditional Owners move to defeat Adani’s ‘fake ILUA’

MEDIA RELEASE 7 February 2017 Traditional Owners act to defeat Adani’s invalid Indigenous Land Use Agreement in the wake of Noongar ruling W&J Council will seek a declaration to knock out ‘fake ILUA’ Lawyers for the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners Council have today written to Adani demanding it withdraw its application to have […]

W&J Council acts on Adani’s invalid Indigenous Land Use Agreement

Letter Sent by JustUs lawyers on behalf of the objecting Registered Native Title Claimants for W&J to Adani’s lawyer in the matter of the Carmichael Mine ILUA   Dear Colleague Re Adani Mining Pty Ltd- Application for registration of Wangan and Jagalingou ILUA-QI2016/15 (“the Adani ILUA”) We refer to our clients’ Notice of objection to registration of the […]

Traditional Owners construct ‘legal line of defence’ against Adani and Qld Govt

Announce Full Bench Supreme Court Appeal – natural justice sought Express Anger at Gautam Adani’s Failure to Meet The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners Council have today announced a further action in their legal line of defence of their lands and rights against the imposition of Adani’s “mine of mass destruction”. They have also […]

Urgent Letter to Gautam Adani

4th December 2016 Mr. Gautam Adani Chairman, Adani Group   Dear Mr Adani, Respecting our People, Country and Rights – a meeting request re Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council regarding your proposed Carmichael Mine As a matter of urgency, the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council request a meeting with you during […]

Naomi Klein commends new UQ Traditional Owners Flagship Project

Exciting UQ Global Change Institute collaboration MEDIA RELEASE  9 November 2016 | Leaders of the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council (W&J) will tonight announce, on a panel with Naomi Klein, a new flagship project with the Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland, collaborating with UQ researchers and Australian human rights lawyers. The […]

Statement and questions to Downer EDI Board

On 3rd of November, Senior W&J Traditional Owner, Adrian Burragubba, attended the AGM of the large mining and engineering company DownerEDI on behalf of the Wangan Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council.  DownerEDI are set to garner the contracts from Adani for the construction and engineering should the Carmichael Mine ever go ahead. Adrian Burragubba put this statement and questions […]