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Protect the sacred Doongmabulla Springs and uphold W&J human rights

Friends,  Adani threatens our sacred Doongmabulla Springs with destruction.  And as Adani drains and pollutes the underground water for its massive mining project, we have put the Environment Minister under fire.  The Queensland Government is failing in its duty of care to guarantee the human rights of all Wangan & Jagalingou people. We need your… Read More

Waddananggu – the talking

Waddamuli (Hullo) ngadyu narri coedie (My name is coedie) Ngaya Waddana Ngadyu yamba nani mundu (I am speaking from my homelands) Yinda Daga-gu Yina Banna (You need to come here) Gundarrana Ngaligu Binda (We’re fighting to live.) I’m asking every man and woman to come to my homelands to join me and my family at… Read More

Call to action – demand a Stop Work on Adani mine

NEWSLETTER Tuesday 20 JULY 2021 Friends, I need your support. Today I have written to the Honourable Meaghan Scanlon MP, Minister for the Environment, to call for an immediate stop work order on construction of the Carmichael mine. I have asked her to intervene and support our human rights by ensuring that our lands and… Read More

W&J call for halt to construction on Adani mine over threat to water

NAIDOC WEEK MEDIA STATEMENT Thursday 8 July 2021 ‘Healing Country’ won’t happen while Adani proceeds to destroy our lands and waters Call for ‘stop work’ and independent verification of Adani’s threat to sacred Doongmabulla springs The W&J Nagana Yarrbayn Cultural Custodians, a group of Traditional Owners of Wangan and Jagalingou Country, including senior cultural leader Adrian Burragubba, have raised the… Read More

Enforcement action against Adani to protect cultural heritage and human rights

NEWSLETTER Monday, April 26, 2021 Our Cultural Custodians group have filed an enforcement action against Adani for unlawful environmental harm and breaches of our cultural rights. Our lawyers have requested urgent action be taken by Queensland’s Environment Minister against Adani. The W&J Nagana Yarrbayn Cultural Custodians have been on Country and seen how the construction and… Read More

W&J Cultural Custodians request urgent investigation of Adani

MEDIA STATEMENT Sunday, April 25, 2021 W&J Nagana Yarrbayn Cultural Custodians A group of W&J Traditional Owners have requested urgent enforcement action be taken by Queensland’s Environment Minister against Adani for unlawful environmental harm and impacts on cultural sites. The W&J Nagana Yarrbayn Cultural Custodians, Traditional Owners of Wangan and Jagalingou Country, including senior cultural leader Adrian Burragubba,… Read More

Traditional Owners W&J issue eviction notice to Adani

Media Release – 20 August 2020 The Wangan and Jagalingou, the traditional owners of the land in the Galilee Basin, have issued an eviction notice to Adani for its intention to commit serious breaches to land, life and community health.  The eviction notice was served in person by Mr Adrian Burragubba at the company’s Brisbane… Read More

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