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The Adani Mega Coal Mine Just Suffered A Big Setback

 Native Title laws haven’t quite been “fixed”, as the PM promised Adani. 
https://www.buzzfeed.com/robstott/the-adani-mega-coal-mine-just-suffered-a-big-setback?utm_term=.hwBOzQKwDm ~ Rob Stott – BuzzFeed News Reporter, Australia 

‘The Senate has delayed voting on changes to Native Title laws that would have made it easier for mining giant Adani to build its controversial proposed Carmichael coal mine.’

Labor joined with the Greens on Thursday to delay voting on the amendments to the Native Title Act, saying the government had not properly consulted with them or traditional owners.

“The amendments would make it easier for companies such as Adani to secure Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) from traditional owners, as they would only need agreement from a majority of traditional owners, not unanimous consent. … “

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May 12, 2017 - Posted by | General News

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