Adani’s ‘final hurdle’ is W&J’s rights


The Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce, on behalf of the Government and a host of pro-Adani interests, continues to propagate the lie that all that is needed for Adani to overcome its ‘final hurdle’ – the rights of Wangan and Jagalingou people – is for the Native Title Act amendment bill to be passed in […]

May 7, 2017

Mundine reduces Aboriginal land rights and First Nations treaties to ‘a fantasy business transaction’


    In his opinion piece, “Activists undermine principles of self-determination” [1], 20 April 2017, Warren Mundine makes exaggerated, false and misleading comments. As his views still gain considerable national attention as the former head of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council [2], it is necessary for us to respond. While we agree that “making your own decisions […]

April 24, 2017

W&J Council acts on Adani’s invalid Indigenous Land Use Agreement


Letter Sent by JustUs lawyers on behalf of the objecting Registered Native Title Claimants for W&J to Adani’s lawyer in the matter of the Carmichael Mine ILUA   Dear Colleague Re Adani Mining Pty Ltd- Application for registration of Wangan and Jagalingou ILUA-QI2016/15 (“the Adani ILUA”) We refer to our clients’ Notice of objection to registration of the […]

February 7, 2017

Urgent Letter to Gautam Adani


4th December 2016 Mr. Gautam Adani Chairman, Adani Group   Dear Mr Adani, Respecting our People, Country and Rights – a meeting request re Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council regarding your proposed Carmichael Mine As a matter of urgency, the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council request a meeting with you during […]

December 5, 2016

Statement and questions to Downer EDI Board


On 3rd of November, Senior W&J Traditional Owner, Adrian Burragubba, attended the AGM of the large mining and engineering company DownerEDI on behalf of the Wangan Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council.  DownerEDI are set to garner the contracts from Adani for the construction and engineering should the Carmichael Mine ever go ahead. Adrian Burragubba put this statement and questions […]

November 4, 2016