Category Archives: NEWS

30 Nov
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Aboriginal group fears backlash from miners

The West Australian Tuesday 3 November 2020, page 20 Rangi Hirini Aboriginal groups fear backlash from miners Quote: A native title group says it has a “genuine fear” that speaking out about issues such as Rio Tinto’s destruction of ancient Aboriginal caves ...

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30 Nov
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‘Captured State’: the influence of the gas lobby on WA: report and campaign launch, Wednesday 2 December

Climate action group 350.org has just published an important report documenting the major political influence of WA’s gas lobby on WA State Government decision-making (as FARA campaigners know only too well). ‘Captured State’: the influence of the gas lobby on ...

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14 Oct
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Rally to help the climate and the Murujuga petroglyphs

Help preserve Murujuga petroglyphs Rally to support the WA Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Bill 2020, Nov 5, 2020 9-11 am in front of WA Parliament  

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14 Oct
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State $ support of WA Indigenous tourism

State $ support of WA Indigenous tourism The West Australian 2 September 2020 $30 million boost to support Aboriginal tourism including tours of the Murujuga rock art

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14 Oct
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Rio executives resign over Juukan Gorge debacle

Rio executives resign over Juukan Gorge debacle – The Guardian Australia 11 September 2020 The Rio Tinto chief executive, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, and two other senior executives are leaving the global miner after its board bowed to intense investor pressure for ...

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14 Oct
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WA Aboriginal Heritage Act reform

Proposed WA Aboriginal Heritage Act 2020 to reform the outdated 1972 Aboriginal Heritage Act The Department of Planning, Land and Heritage (DPLH) consultation page regarding the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020 (the Bill) states that: …This new legislation will replace ...

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04 Sep
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Woodside: not just a climate criminal…

‘Woodside: not just a climate criminal…’ Woodside LNG emissions are also degrading the globally significant Aboriginal cultural heritage of Murujuga/the Burrup Peninsula Read more: Woodside: not just a climate criminal…

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10 Aug
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Ammonia Plant, Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula), Renewable Hydrogen Project

Send your submission to EPA by Friday 14 August Just when we thought we were ahead with our challenge to Yara’s Fertiliser & Tan plant licences, this awful addition rears its head – and the deadline is 5pm on Friday ...

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04 Jun
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Fortescue/Andrew Forrest lose High Court appeal over Yindjibarndi native title

ABC News Indigenous affairs correspondent Isabella Higgins and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Nick Sas 29 May 2020 Fortescue and Andrew Forrest lose High Court appeal over exclusive native title of WA’s Yindjibarndi people The head of an Aboriginal corporation in ...

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04 Jun
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A single mega-project exposes the Morrison government’s gas plan as staggering folly

The Conversation, May 27, 2020 Bill Hare: Director, Climate Analytics, Adjunct Professor, Murdoch University (Perth), Visiting scientist, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Ursula Fuentes: Murdoch University Every few years, the idea that gas will help Australia transition to a zero-emissions economy seems ...

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