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Shocked to learn that Queensland Government was ready to extinguish Native Title rights 

Another blow for our First Australians , Echo.net. Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville. 27 Dec 17 
‘I was shocked to hear that the Queensland Government was ready to extinguish Native Title rights
of the Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owners of the land on which  the Adani Carmichael coal mine is set to be built,  even though on four occasions since 2012 the W&J traditional owners had voted unanimously  at an authorisation meeting to reject an Indigenous Land Use Agreement with Adani,
underlining their sustained opposition to the mine.

‘However, the government had refused to wait until their Federal Court case  to challenge extinguishment of their Native Title rights is heard next March.

‘Subsequent to thousands of emails and phone calls of objection being sent..,  this week the W&J traditional owners have been granted an interim injunction  against the Queensland Government and Adani.   This gives them respite… ‘

Read more of Lynette’s comprehensive and informative letter here:
www.echo.net.au/2017/12/another-blow-first-australians/

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December 29, 2017 - Posted by | General News

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