‘They don’t have our consent, they can’t build their mine’, say Traditional Owners

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MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 29 November 2018 Adani’s announcement they are ‘ready to go’ must be reality tested Brisbane, Australia: Galilee Basin Traditional Owners say today’s announcement by Adani Mining that it has decided to fund its massively scaled down Carmichael project must be reality tested. They say the Queensland Government has not extinguished their native […]

November 30, 2018

Traditional Owners mount Korea tour to block Adani finance

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Media Release – 5 November 2018 BREAKING: Korea Development Bank, Export-Import Bank of Korea and KDB Infrastructure Asset Management rule out finance ahead of visit Brisbane, Australia: With Adani claiming to be close to securing finance, and media reporting the miner is holding talks with Korean finance companies interested in buying a stake in their […]

November 5, 2018

Traditional Owners announce Adani court appeal

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MEDIA RELEASE 15 September 2018 Traditional Owners announce Adani court appeal Call on Qld Government to never extinguish their native title Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners opposing Adani’s Carmichael Mine have this week served notice of a Federal Court full bench appeal. (See ABC today: “Adani mine site to remain under native title until finance […]

September 15, 2018

Traditional Owners disturbed by ‘illegal’ action by Adani

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MEDIA RELEASE 13 September 2018 Traditional Owners disturbed by allegations of illegal works by Adani Call on Qld Government to prosecute any unlawful activity by Adani’s coal operation Revelations yesterday that Adani Mining may have breached environmental laws while operating on Wangan and Jagalingou country has deeply disturbed Traditional Owners. The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) […]

September 13, 2018

W&J leaders call on Qld Govt not to extinguish native title

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MEDIA RELEASE 18 August 2018   Traditional Owners vow to continue to defend their land rights against Adani ~ W&J leaders say appeal pending against court decision favouring Adani’s land grab ~ Request no action from Queensland Government on extinguishment of native title ~ Senior Counsel advice says the State not obliged to wipe out land title […]

August 18, 2018

W&J Council takes land rights fight to U.N.

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MEDIA RELEASE 3 August 2018 Traditional Owners take land rights fight to U.N. to head off threat of native title extinguishment for Adani Authorised representatives of the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council, Adrian Burragubba and Murrawah Johnson, have submitted a request to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) for […]

August 3, 2018

The Path of resistance – Public Event


The Path of resistance First Nations solidarity and the Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners’ fight for their future   PUBLIC EVENT 6:30 Pm to 8:00 PM, 16th JULY 2018 State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 1, Level 2, Stanley Place, South Brisbane    This public event is hosted by the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council […]

July 11, 2018

High noon in the Galilee


Wangan and Jagalingou law and order By Adrian Burragubba Published as the Prologue to The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim our democracy, by David Ritter. June 2018 I AM A WANGAN AND JAGALINGOU PERSON. I learnt the ways of my people from my father and my older […]

May 24, 2018

Premier Palaszczuk whitewashes our rights for Adani


25th March 2018 While we were in the courtroom on 12 – 14 March, fighting the State of Queensland, Adani Mining, and Qld South Native Title Services (QSNTS), the Queensland Premier authorised an email that was sent to many of our supporters. The Queensland Premier’s response studiously avoided our key demands. That is: Acknowledge that Adani […]

March 25, 2018