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

W&J condemn politically motivated assault in Clermont


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MEDIA RELEASEMonday 29 April 2019 Political leaders and Adani must disown this election time abuse The full force of the law needed against this assault CLERMONT: The Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council condemns in the strongest possible terms the politically motivated attack on our Karmoo Dreaming celebration in Clermont yesterday. We are deeply concerned for […]

May 7, 2019

Federal Coalition Govt corrupts Adani water approval under political pressure from Qld LNP


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MEDIA RELEASETuesday 9 April 2019 W&J Council call on Federal Labor to commit to review Adani decision The Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council says the decision by Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price to approve Adani’s groundwater plan has been made under intense political pressure. The Family Council believes the environmental approvals process has been corrupted […]

April 9, 2019

Adani continues ‘attack dog’ strategy against Traditional Owner


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Bankruptcy suit against Aboriginal leader shows Adani’s malicious intent The Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council says reports that Adani is persisting with its attempt to bankrupt Traditional Owner, Adrian Burragubba, show the Corporation’s “attack dog” strategy, which is currently being examined by Queensland’s legal watchdog, The Legal Services Commission, is still in full swing. W&J […]

April 7, 2019