NT events: National Native Title Conf + Manuwangku: Under the Nuclear Cloud (Muckaty Exhibition)

Northern Territory Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Event: 3 - 5 June 2013: Alice Springs, NT
National Native Title Conference 2013:
Shaping the Future
This year’s themes include,
The Native Title Act 20 years on and where to from here?
"The Native Title Research Unit co-hosts the
Annual National Native Title Conference.
The conference is co-hosted by a native title
representative body (NTRB) and permission is sought
from local traditional owners to hold the
conference in their country."


WGAR News: Geelong, Mona Vale and Ryde Book Launches: 'A Decision to Discriminate'

Newsletter date: 17 April 2013


* Geelong (Victoria) Book Launch: A Decision to Discriminate - 3 May 2013
* Mona Vale (Northern Sydney) Book Launch: A Decision to Discriminate - 13 May 2013
* Ryde (Northern Sydney) Book Launch: A Decision to Discriminate - 11 June 2013
* Lola Forester interviews Jeff McMullen on Blackchat Koori Radio 93.7FM
* Ada Lee, South Sydney Herald: A Decision to Discriminate: Book Review
* YouTube: Kylie Sambo on income management and Aboriginal youth in the NT - Maddie Church

Delivering 'No Dump' petition to Martin Ferguson's office - 18 November 2010

Since the Australian Conservation Foundation launched its campaign against the proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty in the Northern Territory some 2700 signatures have been collected on the 'Dump the Dump' petition. Today, Dave Sweeney, ACF nuclear free campaigner, went to Energy and Resources Minister Martin Ferguson's office to deliver the petition, accompanied by anti-nuclear activists including members of Friends of the Earth ACE collective, who brought a trailer loaded with drums of 'radioactive waste' to highlight the message.


Muckaty traditional owners visit office of Federal Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson - 26 July

A group of Traditional Owners from Muckaty are currently in Melbourne in connection with a court challenge to Government plans to build a nuclear waste dump on their land. This morning they attended the launch of a billboard in Northcote funded by supporters of the Australian Conservation Foundation, and this afternoon they followed this up by joining members of Friends of the Earth ACE collective and others outside the office of Federal Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson. They wanted to deliver a letter for the Minister, but the office was locked…

Protest at Muckaty waste dump nomination - open-air film night at office of Martin Ferguson, 11 March

Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson’s announcement on 23 February of plans to dump nuclear waste at Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory in spite of opposition from a range of traditional owners triggered immediate protests, including one by FoE’s ACE collective on Friday 26th. A further action took the form of an open-air film night outside his electorate office, with films projected on a makeshift screen on the side wall, while the ‘audience’ made themselves comfortable on the footpath opposite...

The following statement was issued by Friends of the Earth Australia: