Tag: Galilee Basin

The Wangan Jagalingou people are mounting another legal challenge to the Qld government

Activists prepare to protect Wangan Jagalingou lands

Geoff Ebbs /13 December, 2016

Activist groups around the country are preparing to defend the Wangan Jagalingou lands in the Galilee Basin from coal mines. The recently approved Adani mine will provide less than 1,500 jobs and will consume 12 billion litres of water each year and create a hole in the ground 64 square kilometres in size. Direct action Continue Reading →

Adani to visit Queensland

Geoff Ebbs /6 December, 2016

Indian billionaire Gautam Adani will visit Queensland this week to inspect the world’s largest coal mine and the rail and port facilities gifted to him last week by Prime Minister Turnbull. The Australian taxpayer will support the Indian energy tycoon with one billion dollars in cash and 12billion litres of free water, every year. Adani Continue Reading →