Australian news, and some related international items

To the ‘Minister for Adani’ — Matthew Canavan — “No Still Means No”

 ~ Wangan & Jagalingou People 2 August 2016

“On ABC’s Q&A last night, National Party Senator, Matthew Canavan – the ‘Minister for Adani’– made a vague reference to “native title” groups’ near unanimous support for the proposed Carmichael mine.

He complained that the media doesn’t cover such supposed ‘good news’, as though his Government’s interests are not constantly boosted in the press. …

“What the Minister failed to mention, or referred to only obliquely, is that we have several legal cases running to demonstrate that Adani does not have our free, prior, informed consent, they have engaged in conduct ‘analogous to fraud’ and that, along with the State and some statutory representatives,manipulated the native title process to override our rights and interests and divide our people. … “

August 5, 2016 - Posted by | aboriginal issues, AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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