W&J make demands of new Labor Govt on Adani

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Media Release   Traditional Owners fighting Adani make demands of new Labor Govt New Queensland polling released showing support for mine delay   Brisbane, 8 December 2017. With the announcement of a new majority Qld Labor government, and with the National Native Title Tribunal set to decide today whether to register Adani’s sham Indigenous Land […]

December 8, 2017

W&J claimants again vote down Adani deal, seek injunction

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~ Claim group reject ILUA for the fourth and final time ~ Injunction filed against Adani and Qld Govt Brisbane, 3 December 2017. For the fourth time since 2012, W&J Traditional Owners have voted unanimously at an authorisation meeting to reject an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with Adani, underlining their sustained opposition to the […]

December 3, 2017

Traditional Owners fighting Adani undeterred by Qld Court outcome

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“Where there’s mining there is no justice” Responding to a Supreme Court decision in Brisbane today, Traditional Owners fighting Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine say that yet again the Queensland Government and Adani have benefited from laws designed to suppress Aboriginal peoples’ rights. The Queensland Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier decision that the […]

August 22, 2017

Native Title law now tainted by Adani

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MEDIA RELEASE 14 June 2017 Traditional Owners slam passage of Native Title amendments Traditional Owners fighting Adani’s proposed coal mine have expressed profound disappointment at the passage of Attorney General Brandis’ amendments to the Native Title Act, stressing that while Mabo’s legacy has been diminished they will continue to fight for their rights. Senior spokesperson […]

June 15, 2017

Brandis intervenes in W&J court action against Adani

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Traditional Owners fighting Adani appalled at improper political interference The Attorney General, George Brandis, has intervened in a Federal Court hearing in which the Traditional Owners fighting Adani’s proposed coal mine are seeking to strike out a fake agreement Adani claims to have for the mine to proceed. Senator Brandis’ intervention follows his second failure […]

May 18, 2017

Senate frustrates Government’s push to pass Native Title Bill

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Traditional Owners fighting Adani heartened by Senate’s defence of native title, deferred vote on changes Despite the Prime Minister recently reassuring billionaire Gautam Adani that he will ‘fix’ native title laws to enable Adani’s controversial mine to go ahead, the Turnbull Government failed in the Senate again today, with its Native Title Amendment Bill being pushed […]

May 11, 2017