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W.A. Premier threatens compulsory Aboriginal land acquisition – gas now, uranium later?

Gas hub land may be compulsorily acquired ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), 15 June 2010, The Premier Colin Barnett has again foreshadowed compulsorily acquiring land north of Broome to build a Kimberley gas hub.Last week, the Kimberley Land Council suspended negotiations with Woodside and the Government over an Indigenous land use agreement at James Price Point.

It is currently Crown land but subject to a native title claim…..Mr Barnett is adamant that the $30 billion gas project will continue and has not ruled out compulsorily acquiring the land if native title is granted.

Gas hub land may be compulsorily acquired – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

June 17, 2010 - Posted by | aboriginal issues, energy, uranium, Western Australia | , , , , , , ,

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