W & J PEOPLE AUTHORISATION MEETING: THE FACTS


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W & J PEOPLE AUTHORISATION MEETING: THE FACTS This statement corrects the record in relation to a false and misleading media report in The Australian newspaper of 12 March 2016 by Michael McKenna on a forthcoming Authorisation meeting of the Wangan and Jagalingou People: An Authorisation meeting relating to current dealings with Adani on the […]

March 12, 2016

QLD GOVERNMENT PLANS TO EXTINGUISH NATIVE TITLE FOR ADANI’S COAL MINE A NEW LOW IN VIOLATING TRADITIONAL OWNERS’ RIGHTS


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MEDIA RELEASE: FRIDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2015 QLD GOVERNMENT PLANS TO EXTINGUISH NATIVE TITLE FOR ADANI’S COAL MINE A NEW LOW IN VIOLATING TRADITIONAL OWNERS’ RIGHTS ‘Not here, not now, not this time’ say Traditional Owners Adrian Burragubba, senior spokesperson of the Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Traditional Owners’ Council, has strongly condemned plans by Queensland’s Coordinator […]

November 28, 2015

Letter // Submission regarding Australia’s failure to protect the Wangan and Jagalingou People’s rights to culture from the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine


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  2 October 2015 Ms. Farida Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights c/o OHCHR‐UNOG, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Palais Wilson 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland Re: Submission regarding Australia’s failure to protect the Wangan and Jagalingou People’s rights to culture from the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine Dear Special […]

October 2, 2015

THE WANGAN & JAGALINGOU DECLARATION TO BANKS


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THE WANGAN & JAGALINGOU DECLARATION TO BANKS WE, THE WANGAN & JAGALINGOU PEOPLE, INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL OWNERS OF THE GALILEE BASIN IN THE CENTRAL REGION OF THE AUSTRALIAN STATE OF QUEENSLAND: NOTE: 1.1 The Adani Group, an Indian conglomerate, propose to build the AUD$16.5bn Carmichael coal mine and rail project, one of the largest in the […]

May 29, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE – Adani’s Carmichael woes escalate: Traditional owners file Federal Court challenge, mount World Banks Tour to block finance


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MEDIA RELEASE – Friday 29 May 2015 Adani’s Carmichael woes escalate: Traditional owners file Federal Court challenge, mount World Banks Tour to block finance Brisbane, Australia: Indian giant Adani’s planned Carmichael coalmine in the northern state of Queensland has hit double trouble as Traditional Owners today announce a landmark Federal Court challenge, on the eve of […]

May 29, 2015