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

Adani’s “trained attack dog”

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  MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 19 February 2019 Adani’s ruthless aggression exposed in leaked “attack dog” plan   Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners say an explosive ABC report this morning has revealed the corruption of process and the intimidation being engaged in by Adani’s new legal team. They say Adani are trying to silence its opponents and […]

February 19, 2019

Traditional Owners continue to resist Adani’s ‘invasion’

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  MEDIA RELEASE Friday 25 January 2019 Traditional Owners continue to resist Adani’s ‘invasion’   Full Bench Federal Court Appeal against ‘rent a crowd’ ILUA to proceed UN demands Australia explain why Adani’s project has not been suspended over rights concerns Bankruptcy threat to W&J leader to be resisted nationally and internationally W&J Traditional Owner and lead […]

January 25, 2019