W&J Traditional Owners win interim injunction in Federal Court

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Media Release Court order against Qld Government preventing native title extinguishment Injunction hearing set for 30 January 2018, trial in March Brisbane, 19 December 2017.  Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) representatives, seeking to prevent the extinguishment of their native title by the Queensland Government for Adani, have ensured that there will be no surrender of lands […]

December 19, 2017

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