Traditional Owners challenge Queensland Government over plans to allow fracking on Channel rivers and floodplains

Traditional owners from the Lake Eyre Basin have labelled a State Government proposal that will allow fracking on the Channel Country floodplains and rivers as ‘deeply disappointing’ and the Government’s consultation process as ‘grossly inadequate’. The alliance of 13 Traditional Owner groups from the Lake Eyre Basin, whose country collectively covers one sixth of the […]

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Basin Traditional Owners unite for river protection

In response to increasing development pressure, eight Traditional Owner groups from the Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre Basin have pledged to work together to protect and manage the rivers, floodplains and groundwaters of the Lake Eyre Basin. During a two-day meeting in Brisbane, representatives from eight Traditional Owners groups agreed upon a Declaration, aiming to protect the […]