Newsletter date: 24 April 2013
* Nat Wasley, Ohms Not Bombs: Muckaty nuclear waste dump update April 2013
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump
* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Mitch Torres about James Price Point proposed gas hub development
* Zebedee Parkes, Green Left: Kimberley win strengthens anti-gas campaign
* DesignBuild: Federal Government Pushes for Floating LNG
* Background to the Save The Kimberley Campaign - James Price Point, north of Broome, WA
* Other articles
* NAT WASLEY, OHMS NOT BOMBS: MUCKATY NUCLEAR WASTE DUMP UPDATE APRIL 2013
Ohms Not Bombs: Muckaty nuclear waste dump update April 2013
21 Apr 13: "Hello to all supporters of the Muckaty nuclear waste dump campaign. There are important developments regarding the proposed national radioactive waste dump outlined in the update below, please take a few minutes to read through. I am also happy to talk further if you would like more information." By Nat Wasley
* BACKGROUND TO THE PROPOSED MUCKATY NUCLEAR WASTE DUMP:
Last updated: 9 April 2013
* LET'S TALK'S TIGA BAYLES INTERVIEWS MITCH TORRES ABOUT JAMES PRICE POINT PROPOSED GAS HUB DEVELOPMENT
- Audio Interview
Indigenous radio station 98.9FM Brisbane:
Let's Talk - Mitch Torres
22 Apr 13: "Mitch Torres from Broome, about the James Price Point proposed gas hub development."
Listen to this interview on-line:
* ZEBEDEE PARKES, GREEN LEFT: KIMBERLEY WIN STRENGTHENS ANTI-GAS CAMPAIGN
- Analysis / Opinion
Green Left: Kimberley win strengthens anti-gas campaign
22 Apr 13: ""We want our country to be alive. We don't want it to be dead because that’s our country, that’s our spirit country, we come from that country," said Aboriginal traditional owner Teresa Roe to a crowd outside Woodside's office on April 12. ... At a community meeting in Broome after Woodside's announcement, there was a strong sentiment to fight against attempts to drill for unconventional gas in the Kimberley. Any other companies that try to build a gas hub at James Price Point will be met with a determined, organised and now empowered mass community campaign." By Zebedee Parkes
* DESIGNBUILD: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUSHES FOR FLOATING LNG
DesignBuild: Federal Government Pushes for Floating LNG
"The federal government has offered generous financial incentives to Western Australia for the adoption of floating technology at the recently scuppered $40-billion-plus Browse natural gas project. ... The government has thrown its support behind the proposed use of floating technology on the Browse project with both the Gillard Government and the Coalition believed to be willing to divvy up the 40 per cent petroleum resource rent tax from the project with the Western Australian state government as long as LNG processing is performed offshore." By Marc Howe
* BACKGROUND TO THE SAVE THE KIMBERLEY CAMPAIGN - JAMES PRICE POINT, NORTH OF BROOME, WA
Last updated: 22 April 2013
* OTHER ARTICLES:
SBS World News: Macklin calls on Abbott to promise he won't cut Indigenous funding
Source: Geremy Geia, NITV
22 Apr 13: "Indigenous Affairs Minister Jenny Macklin has called on Opposition leader Tony Abbott to not cut a cent when it comes to funding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs. Last week Mr Abbott's director of policy Dr Mark Roberts allegedly made threats to cut resources for the National Indigenous Education Foundation if the Coalition wins office."
- Analysis / Opinion
The Stringer: Dr Jensen continues to stereotype
22 Apr 13: "Federal parliamentarian Dennis Jensen has not heeded Tony Abbott’s chiding of him and has gone on show once again with his outdated stereotypes of Aboriginal peoples. Only days ago Dr Jensen was pulled into line by Mr Abbott for making what many have said were racial slurs, but to many it appears he has done it again." By Gerry Georgatos, a life-long human rights and social justice campaigner, a multi-award winning investigative journalist
Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association:
23 Apr 13: "One of the countrys most powerful Aboriginal Land Councils says social media played a major role in informing people of overtly racist material contained in a prominent Western Australian University newsletter."
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