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Wangan & Jagalingou People | Traditional Owners construct ‘legal line of defence’ against Adani and Qld Govt

15.12.16

Wangan & Jagalingou People | Traditional Owners construct ‘legal line of defence’ against Adani and Qld Govt: Leading Aboriginal rights advocate, primary W&J Traditional Owner and Council spokesperson, Mr. Adrian Burragubba, says, “We are constructing a legal line of defence because the Queensland Government and Adani are trying to bulldoze us aside. We will not stand by while they sing from the same song sheet about their grandiose but hollow plans. We are acting in the courts to stop this destructive project. Our people, the Australian community, and the world deserve better than this cavalier, unjust and outdated approach to our shared future”.

The move comes after the W&J Traditional Owners Council sought an urgent meeting with the Chairman of the Adani Group, Mr Gautam Adani, to raise directly with him their concerns about the conduct of his company during his sudden visit to Australia. No response from the Adani Group was received.


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