|The project has also angered environmentalists and concerned
paleontologists, with the state government's bid to compulsorily acquire
the land after a legal stoush between native title claimant groups
proving a particularly contentious issue.|
"We are supposed to have the right for free and prior informed consent; instead we get the compulsory acquisition of our land,'' Goolarabooloo elder Phillip Roe said.
"We're supposed to have the right to protect our law, culture and sites, but when we ask for our sites to be protected, the state government approves their destruction.
"When we try to stop this destruction, we're given move on notices from the police and told we'll be arrested.''
Calls for UN intervention at gas hub
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Calls for UN intervention at gas hub Updated: 00:03, Thursday January 31, 2013 More traditional owners in Western Australia's Kimberley region have called ...
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The West Australian
More traditional owners in the Kimberley have called on the United Nations to intervene in Woodside's planned Browse gas project.
|Calls for UN intervention at gas hub|
Traditional owners in WA's Kimberley region are asking the UN to intervene in Woodside's Browse gas project. More traditional owners in Western Australia's ...
|More calls for UN intervention at gas hub|
The cliff line at James Price Point, 60 km north of Broome, the site of the proposed gas project. More traditional owners in Western Australia's Kimberley ...
|Push for UN to intervene in Browse battle|
MORE traditional owners in Western Australia's Kimberley region have called on the ... Recommended Coverage Broome and the gas hub - a town divided BENEATH ...
A MAJOR national bank has been forced to remove more than 100 misleading out of order signs from its ATMs after being targeted by anti-coal activists.
A score of ANZ Banking Group machines sprawled across six capital cities were plastered with "out of order" signs on Sunday after campaigners launched their latest bid to draw attention to the bank's funding of the coal industry.