Last line of defence: Indigenous rights and Adani’s land deal

Last line of defence: Indigenous rights and Adani’s land deal

The Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council (W&J) is involved in a remarkable struggle to assert their indigenous rights in opposition to the proposed Adani Carmichael coal mine. Despite the company’s board-level decision to proceed, the mine has not cleared all legal hurdles.

W&J’s efforts recognised globally as a leading Indigenous rights campaign are challenging Australia’s native title system, and the notion that compliance with industrial projects is the pathway to development for Indigenous people. Read More…

 

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