Entries by Wangan Jagalingou

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 […]

Canavan doing foreign miner Adani’s bidding

MEDIA RELEASE  23 October 2016  |   Rockhampton-based Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator Matt Canavan “is feigning concern for Aboriginal people while relying on misleading media stories this weekend which attempt to discredit the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners council and our rejection of the proposed Adani Carmichael mine”, said Adrian Burragubba, […]

Traditional owners fighting Adani mine meet UN Rapporteur

MEDIA RELEASE  13 October 2016  |   Traditional owners fighting Adani mine meet UN Rapporteur today: Raise ‘egregious failure’ of Qld Mines Minister & Coordinator General to respect Indigenous rights The declaration of Adani’s Carmichael coal project as “critical infrastructure” by Qld Government Mines Minister, Anthony Lynham, is “a political absurdity, and continues the egregious […]

Traditional Owners fight on: appeal Carmichael mine Federal Court decision

An appeal to the full bench of the Federal Court of Australia was filed today by senior Traditional Owner and spokesperson for the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) family council, Mr Adrian Burragubba, challenging a decision of Justice Reeves in relation to the Queensland government’s issuing of mining leases for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, handed down […]