Defending our people, our rights and our country


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Friends, the moment that threatened us has come, and we need you with us.  In a shameful act, the Queensland Government has extinguished our land rights over Wangan and Jagalingou Country, ignoring our refusal to give our consent to Adani.  Our homelands and waters, the fate of our sacred Springs, and our ceremonial grounds, are now officially […]

September 1, 2019

Qld govt wipes out W&J native title for Adani


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MEDIA RELEASESaturday 31 August 2019 BREAKING NEWS: In a shameful act, the Queensland Government has extinguished native title over Wangan and Jagalingou Country for Adani’s coal project, ignoring the refusal of W&J landowners to give their consent. W&J Council say they will maintain their defence of country and continue to stay on their homelands to care […]

August 31, 2019

Saturday deadline: W&J landowners challenge Qld govt over lease of their Country to Adani


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Stand-off looms over ‘trespass’ claims by Adani Occupation of country by original owners their common law right Legal challenge to land hand-over will follow if leases are issued Brisbane, Queensland. With the Queensland Coordinator General set to lease Wangan and Jagalingou country to Adani by tomorrow Saturday 31 August, W&J landowners fighting the Carmichael coal mine are […]

August 30, 2019

Federal Court Adani decision: W&J’s rights fight will continue


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MEDIA STATEMENT: Friday 12 July 2019 ‘Near enough is good enough for Aboriginal rights’ under Native Title Act Adani ILUA remains tainted, W&J to consider High Court action Court decision will not silence dissent THE Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council says today’s decision by the Federal Court dismissing their appeal confirms that when it comes to Aboriginal […]

July 12, 2019

Qld Govt’s Adani water plan approval imperils sacred Doongmabulla Springs​


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MEDIA STATEMENT Friday 14 June 2019  Adani’s coal mine will irreparably damage the ecology, homelands No first nation consent – land use agreement ‘coerced’ W&J council to continue defence of country  The Wangan and Jagalingou Council says yesterday’s decision of the Queensland Government to approve Adani’s ground water management plan imperils their sacred Doongmabulla springs. W&J Council senior […]

June 14, 2019