Newsletter date: 7 August 2015; last updated 7 August 2015, 3:20pm AEST
* Audio Interview: Cassandra Tim, Adam Evans & Grace Pashley, NIRS Weekly News-in-Review: http://www.nirs.org.au/PROGRAMS/NIRS-Weekly-News-in-Review
A lead spokesperson for the Wangan and Jagalingou family groups Murrawah Johnson speaking about the unsuccessful Carmichael coal mine
* News Analysis: Thom Mitchell, New Matilda: Court Decision To Overturn Approval For Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine 'Very Significant'
* News Analysis: Thom Mitchell, New Matilda: Environment Groups Hint At Further Legal Action If Hunt Reinstates Adani Mine Approval
* News Analysis: Thom Mitchell, New Matilda: In Second Major Blow For Planned 'Mega Coal Mine', Commonwealth Bank And Adani Part Ways
* News Analysis: Thom Mitchell, New Matilda: This Adorable Finch Really Wants Greg Hunt To Reconsider Adani's Carmichael 'Mega Mine'
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* Analysis / Opinion: Ben Eltham, New Matilda: Greg Hunt, Our First Minister For Pollution
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National Indigenous Radio's Weekly News-in-Review takes an in-depth look at the issues affecting First Nations communities around Australia.
7 Aug 15: "This week's episode is a replay presented by Cassandra Tim.
This week: A lead spokesperson for the Wangan and Jagalingou family groups Murrawah Johnson speaking about the unsuccessful Carmichael coal mine; ...
Credits: Producers: Adam Evans, Grace Pashley and Cassandra Tim"
- News Analysis
New Matilda: Court Decision To Overturn Approval For Adani's Carmichael Coal Mine 'Very Significant'
5 Aug 15: "An endangered species of skink and a rare snake have put pressure back on Greg Hunt to reconsider the controversial project, which would result in massive amounts of carbon being released. Thom Mitchell reports. The Federal Court has overturned Commonwealth approval of Australia’s largest ever coal mine which had been planned for Queensland’s Galilee Basin and would have caused increased shipping and carbon emissions to impact the Great Barrier Reef. Indian company Adani is seeking to develop the $16.5 billion Carmichael mine but has been beset by a series of setbacks over recent months ... " By Thom Mitchell, New Matilda's environment and industrial relations reporter
- News Analysis
New Matilda: Environment Groups Hint At Further Legal Action If Hunt Reinstates Adani Mine Approval
5 Aug 15: "A fresh decision on the approval of Australia's largest ever coal mine is expected within eight weeks, but the company developing the mine may face further challenges. Thom Mitchell reports. Battle lines have been redrawn over the future of Indian company Adani’s massive Carmichael coal mine this morning after the Federal Court knocked back an approval granted by Environment Minister Greg Hunt in July last year. ... an array of progressives, green groups and public interest lawyers argue the initial approval was materially flawed. ... " By Thom Mitchell
- News Analysis
New Matilda: In Second Major Blow For Planned 'Mega Coal Mine', Commonwealth Bank And Adani Part Ways
6 Aug 15: "It's been a devastating two days for the Indian mining company, with serious questions raised about whether it can go ahead with Australia's biggest ever coal mine. Thom Mitchell reports. The Commonwealth Bank has revealed its involvement with Indian company Adani’s planned Galilee Basin coal mine has ended in the wake of the project having its federal environmental approval rescinded by the courts. ... Pressure had been building on the Commonwealth Bank for the past year with thousands of people taking protest actions at hundreds of branches across the country. The bank’s withdrawal from the project follows announcements from 11 banks that they would not be involved in financing the planned mine. ... " By Thom Mitchell
- News Analysis
New Matilda: This Adorable Finch Really Wants Greg Hunt To Reconsider Adani's Carmichael 'Mega Mine'
6 Aug 15: "Environmentalists say new evidence about the mine's impact on the bird must be considered by the minister. Thom Mitchell reports. In the wake of the Federal Court rescinding Commonwealth approval for Australia’s largest ever coal mine yesterday conservation groups are calling for Environment Minister Greg Hunt to consider new information about the endangered Black Throated Finch. ... " By Thom Mitchell
Thom Mitchell - New Matilda
- Analysis / Opinion
New Matilda: Greg Hunt, Our First Minister For Pollution
6 Aug 15: "Since becoming the Minister for the Environment, Hunt's primary activity has been facilitating the increase of emissions. He's the worst in living memory, writes Ben Eltham. ... Environment Minister Greg Hunt made polluting the environment easier. The big news in the environment portfolio yesterday came from the Federal Court, which threw out the Environment Department’s approval of the giant Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland. The reason? Apparently the department had stuffed up its approval documentation. ... " By Ben Eltham, New Matilda's National Affairs Correspondent
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WGAR Background: Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners reject Adani's coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin
(last updated: 6 August 2015)
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