Defending our people, our rights and our country


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Friends, the moment that threatened us has come, and we need you with us.  In a shameful act, the Queensland Government has extinguished our land rights over Wangan and Jagalingou Country, ignoring our refusal to give our consent to Adani.  Our homelands and waters, the fate of our sacred Springs, and our ceremonial grounds, are now officially […]

September 1, 2019

Canavan takes cheap shots at the UN for Adani


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 STATEMENT Tuesday 5 February 2019 Minister Matt Canavan running a protection racket for Adani, takes cheap shots at the United Nations FOR DAYS we’ve been entertained by the spectacle of Resources Minister Matt Canavan running a protection racket for Adani, while taking cheap shots at the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. A letter […]

February 5, 2019

The Path of resistance – Public Event


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The Path of resistance First Nations solidarity and the Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners’ fight for their future   PUBLIC EVENT 6:30 Pm to 8:00 PM, 16th JULY 2018 State Library of Queensland, Auditorium 1, Level 2, Stanley Place, South Brisbane    This public event is hosted by the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council […]

July 11, 2018

High noon in the Galilee


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Wangan and Jagalingou law and order By Adrian Burragubba Published as the Prologue to The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim our democracy, by David Ritter. June 2018 I AM A WANGAN AND JAGALINGOU PERSON. I learnt the ways of my people from my father and my older […]

May 24, 2018

Premier Palaszczuk whitewashes our rights for Adani


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25th March 2018 While we were in the courtroom on 12 – 14 March, fighting the State of Queensland, Adani Mining, and Qld South Native Title Services (QSNTS), the Queensland Premier authorised an email that was sent to many of our supporters. The Queensland Premier’s response studiously avoided our key demands. That is: Acknowledge that Adani […]

March 25, 2018

It’s time the Queensland Government stood up for our rights


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Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council STATEMENT Delivered at Speakers Corner, Qld Parliament House Brisbane, Thursday 8th March 2018   It’s time the Queensland Government stood up for our rights. We are determined to prevent our land being taken without our consent and to protect our Country and sacred places from destruction. We have never […]

March 8, 2018

Injunction lifted in favour of Adani, leaving native title at risk


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W&J COUNCIL STATEMENT Lifting of injunction Adani’s duplicity After nearly two months of an interim injunction, and only a few weeks away from the trial brought by W&J applicants to argue the invalidity of the “Adani ILUA”, the court order that had restrained Adani from seeking, and the State of Queensland from acting on, the […]

March 3, 2018