Marsh, don’t be complicit. Ditch Adani.


Brisbane, Australia Marsh and McLennan is currently brokering insurance for the Adani Carmichael coal mine. The mine’s adverse local and global impacts – on the environment, the climate and human rights – will be profound. Murrawah Johnson, spokesperson for the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council, addressed this question to the CEO of Marsh […]

May 29, 2020

W&J support for human rights and climate change case against Palmer’s coal plans

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Yesterday, the Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) launched a landmark legal case challenging Clive Palmer’s proposed coal mine in the Galilee Basin on human rights and climate grounds. EDO is representing Youth Verdict, a coalition of diverse young Queenslanders from around the state. Murrawah Johnson, spokesperson for the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council, says – […]

May 14, 2020

Adani relies on draconian laws to deny Aboriginal rights

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First Nation owners barred from their lands in Supreme Court decision Brisbane: 24 April 2020 In an uncontested decision in the Queensland Supreme Court, Adani achieved its goal of banning Traditional Owners from parts of their ancestral lands. Adrian Burragubba, his son Coedie McAvoy, and members of the W&J Council are prevented from entering the […]

April 25, 2020

We protect our Country through our rights


Right now, Murrawah is in Munich, calling on the CEO of Siemens to respect our right to protect our lands and waters.  When our rights are denied, Country suffers. So we have challenged international German tech company Siemens AG to suspend its contract with Adani and meet with our representatives.  Without Siemens, Adani doesn’t have a working rail line. So […]

February 4, 2020

We are not just on the frontline… we are the frontline


The Wangan Jagalingou Council has been at the forefront of efforts to stop the Adani Carmichael mine. Our ancestral lands and waters stand to be destroyed by this mega-mine. Our laws and culture are under sustained attack. As the First Nations people of Wangan and Jagalingou country, we are not just on the frontline… we are […]

November 13, 2019