Indigenous Land & Rights

Protest Against Continued Destruction of Sacred Aboriginal Lands and Culture

Friends of the Earth Perth, School Strike 4 Climate and aligned environmental groups will be rallying in solidarity with First Nations people to demand that mining companies stop destroying Aboriginal cultural sites, and that better protections for cultural sites are put into place. For too long have mining and fossil fuel corporations wreaked havoc on the climate and cultural sites - and it needs to stop.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Friends of the Earth stands in support of Black lives

Friends of the Earth Australia stand in solidarity with the uprising for Black lives in Minneapolis and across the United States.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Contractors caught in breach of Cultural Heritage Management Plan at Deebing Creek

This media release was issued by the Goori Sovereign Land Council on 20 March 2020.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Invasion Day protests this Sunday 26th January

First Nations groups are calling on all communities to join with them to stand on Invasion Day 2020 - Sunday January 26th - in an Annual Day of Protest.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Firesticks Alliance: Reinvigorating Australia’s cultural fire knowledge

The Firesticks Alliance is an Indigenous led organisation that works with communities, land and fire agencies and organisations across Australia.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Copley declares itself Underground Coal Gasification free

Community members of Copley and Leigh Creek gathered at the Copley Hall to affirm their clear opposition to the Underground Coal Gasification project at the old Leigh Creek Coal Mine. The UCG trial of Leigh Creek Energy (LKE) project is due to end on May 7.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Statement of support for Djap Wurrung Heritage Protection Embassy

Friends of the Earth Melbourne is calling on the Victorian State Government to stop works immediately on the Western Highway expansion project, that if progressed will cause irreparable damage to aboriginal cultural sites.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Process not postcode for nuclear waste

In a matter of months, South Australia could be the reluctant home to Australia's nuclear waste. Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan is fast forwarding the process to approve a site for a national nuclear waste dump - he wants it done before the next election, putting politics before communities, cultural heritage and public safety.  TAKE ACTION: Send a message to the minister calling for a stop to this flawed process.  
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Indigenous Land & Rights

“Sorry means you don’t do it again”: Grandmothers Against Removals

A look at the grandmothers who are fighting the system and getting their grandchildren back. Most people don’t know that more Aboriginal children are being taken from their families today than in the ‘Stolen Generations’. We spoke with Aunt Deb Swan from Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR). 
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Indigenous Land & Rights

FLASHBACK 2010: A stunning victory − Red gum parks and co-management by Traditional Owners

FLASHBACK 2010: Traditional Owners and environment groups including achieved a stunning victory in May 2010 with the creation of 114,000 hectares of Red Gum Protected Areas in the NSW Riverina including areas to be co-managed by Traditional Owners.
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