Tennant Creek

Muckaty Traditional Owners at Federal Court in Melbourne for start of case against a nuclear waste dump on Aboriginal land

Muckaty Traditional Owner and hip-hop artist Kylie Sambo, seen here with supporters outside the Federal Court in Melbourne, and Traditional Owner Dianne Stokes were in town for the start of the long-awaited challenge to the nomination of of Aboriginal land at Muckaty as a site for Australia’s first national nuclear waste dump.


WGAR News: Rally held ahead of Muckaty court challenge: ABC Alice Springs

Newsletter date: 28 May 2014


* Let's Talk's Tiga Bayles interviews Kado Muir about cultural genocide, mining, employment and economic disposition

* Monika O'Hanlon, NT News: Elders lead dump demo
* ABC Alice Springs: Rally held ahead of Muckaty court challenge
* CAAMA Radio's Damien Williams interviews Beyond Nuclear Initiative Nat Wasley on Muckaty and the waste dump
* NT News: Take a tip and ditch the dump
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT


NT events: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty + National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day

Northern Territory Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

Click on the links for details of the events ...

New Event: 25 May 2014: Tennant Creek, NT
Community rally and concert: No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty
"All welcome to join the community rally in Tennant Creek on
May 25, or send a banner of support to be included in the
march. This day marks 7 years since the Northern Land
Council nominated a site on Muckaty to be assessed for a

WGAR News: 'Protecting Manuwangku' [Muckaty] film launch - Tennant Creek & Darwin: BNI Audio

Newsletter date: 8 December 2013


* Beyond Nuclear Initiative Audio: 'Protecting Manuwangku' film launch - Tennant Creek & Darwin
* Sally Whyte, Crikey Clarifier: should nuclear waste be stored at Muckaty Station?
* Tennant & District Times: Nuke dump highlighted in Peris’ maiden speech
* Tennant & District Times: Muckaty traditional owners hold Macfarlane to promise
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump in NT

* Melissa Fyfe, SMH: Kimberley Aborigines' fight for James Price point is now against WA's Premier

WGAR News: March and Music for Muckaty, Tennant Creek, May 25: BNI Beyond Nuclear Initiative Audio

Newsletter date: 26 June 2013


* BNI: Audio uploaded - March and Music for Muckaty, Tennant Creek, May 25
* Background to the proposed Muckaty nuclear waste dump

* ABC Video: Aboriginal group to challenge shale gas agreement
* Tracker: Native title challenge to Canning gas bill
* Hands off Country: Why does this government pretend that it does not need to speak to anybody?
* Background to Mabo and Native Title

* Jeff McMullen, Tracker: The Way Ahead: The new land grab
* Emma Murphy, Green Left: Traditional owners battle for a healthy river

Muckaty nuclear waste dump protested by traditional owners in Tennant Creek

250 Traditional indigenous owners and anti-nuclear activists protested in Tennant Creek on Saturday April 3 in opposition to the proposed Muckaty Station Nuclear Waste Dump. Anger was particularly directed at Federal Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson, and to the Northern Land Council.