Webcast: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Sydney, Australia

Wherever you are in the world, join us live online at nationalcongress.com.au from 12-2pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Friday 9 August for the Congress webcast event on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

This year’s theme is “Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements”

Panellists: Tom Calma, Nicole Watson, Brian Wyatt and Mary Graham will discuss the theme Treaties Agreements and Constructive Arrangements with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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Sand-mining fears for Quandamooka

A3 QUARK 3by Courtesy of Koori Mail.

QUANDAMOOKA Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) chair Cameron Costello is deeply concerned that a close relationship between the Queensland Government and sand-mining company Sibelco could see sand-mining on North Stradbroke Island extended without permission of the traditional owners.

“The effects of mining, as one of our Elders put it, are erasing the footsteps of our ancestors,” he told the Koori Mail.

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