Good News 20 May 2022

Click on the image to go to news article links and more good news about New Zealands plan to get low-income earners into hybrid and electric cars, renewable jobs in Newcastle, transitioning from coal to renewables and ‘night time solar’ research.

Santos applies to Tribunal to overturn Gamilaraay Native Title

On Monday 7 February Gamilaraay/Gomeroi people, traditional owners and Native Title holders of the NSW North West, protested outside the Federal Court in Sydney. In the Court the National Native Title Tribunal was hearing the application of gas miner Santos to overturn the Gamilaraay’s Native Title rights over the Pilliga forest and adjoining land whereContinue reading “Santos applies to Tribunal to overturn Gamilaraay Native Title”

Cultural Heritage Protection

We all remember that in May 2020 Rio Tinto blew up the 46,000 year old Juukan gorge cave system – a sacred site of immense importance to Aboriginal traditional owners and to the world. We learnt from this just how abysmal the protections for the many thousands of sacred places across the country really are.