Quandamooka reject Newman’s mandate claims for controversial North Stradbroke Island laws

Senior representatives of the traditional owners of North Stradbroke Island – the Quandamooka people – have rejected claims by premier, Campbell Newman, that his government has a mandate for its North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability and Another Act Amendment Act 2013 (Qld), which extends sand mining on the island until 2035 without the consent … Continue reading Quandamooka reject Newman’s mandate claims for controversial North Stradbroke Island laws

More on high court challenge to sand mining on Straddie

Quandamooka versus Queensland: A tale of law, PR and Stradbroke IslandI was coming from Roma St Station towards Kurilpa Bridge to the Queensland State Library yesterday thinking about my aboriginal studies with a final assignment due on Monday. I was trying to figure out how crucial dignity was to three Indigenous ambassadors from different times, … Continue reading More on high court challenge to sand mining on Straddie