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Uranium Mining

Uranium has had an impact on the lives of the Mirarr and their community for over four decades

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Mirarr

The Mirarr are the Traditional Aboriginal Owners of lands in the north of Australia’s Northern Territory

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Townsville Bulletin: Mine pain for owners

Publish date: Saturday, 23 November 2013

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Fairfax: ERA shares facing pressure over uranium leak

Publish date: Monday, 09 December 2013

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Mirarr People want massive uranium deposit brought into Kakadu National Park

Publish date: Tuesday, 12 April 2011

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Koori Mail: True champion for his people

Publish date: Wednesday, 18 December 2013

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The Australian: Culling crocs a bone of contention in Kakadu National Park

Publish date: Tuesday, 28 January 2014

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Guardian: Rio Tinto's stance on Kakadu cleanup alarms Indigenous owners

Publish date: Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Kakadu site of Australia's earliest home

A team of archaeologists and dating specialists have new proof that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years — much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists. The new findings have been published in Nature magazine this week.

Publish date: Wednesday, 19 July 2017

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Guardian: What anti-Adani protesters can learn from the Jabiluka blockade

Publish date: Tuesday, 03 April 2018

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NITV: Traditional Owners celebrate Native Title win in the heart of Kakadu

The hard-fought battle for native title over Jabiru in the Northern Territory has been finally won.

Publish date: Friday, 09 November 2018

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ABC: Jabiru Native Title claim victory for Mirarr Traditional Owners

Traditional owners in Jabiru, 300 kilometres east of Darwin, are celebrating after their native title rights and interests were successfully recognised under Australian law.

Publish date: Friday, 09 November 2018

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Rio Tinto majority crucial for Ranger clean-up

There should be no expectation that any investment in ERA will be recouped from the development of the Jabiluka deposit, for which there is no traditional owner support.

Publish date: Tuesday, 18 February 2020

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Mirarr solidarity message on 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear destruction

The Mirarr acknowledge with sadness the seventy-fifth anniversaries of the nuclear bomb attacks at Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th.

Publish date: Thursday, 06 August 2020

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Ten years on: Kakadu Traditional Owners remain saddened by ongoing Fukushima disaster

Mirarr have expressed their continued sadness on the tenth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Publish date: Thursday, 11 March 2021

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Cost to clean up Ranger leaps to $1.6 - $2.2 billion

Publish date: Wednesday, 02 February 2022

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Mirarr welcome Ranger clean up commitment from Rio Tinto

Mirarr Traditional Owners have welcomed statements from mining giant Rio Tinto about the future of the controversial Ranger and Jabiluka sites within the World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory.

Publish date: Saturday, 09 April 2022

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Kakadu site of Australia's oldest home

New proof that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years confirmed on Mirarr country.

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Standing Strong

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Native Title win for Mirarr

Friday November 9th was a powerful day in Jabiru as Mirarr were finally recognised as Native Title holders of the township in an historic on country hearing of the Federal Court.

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Djurrubu Rangers welcome new staff

Djurrubu Rangers are very happy to welcome two new staff members: Shay Wrigglesworth and Jane Blackwood. Shay has recently come on board as Djurrubu Coordinator and Jane as Djurrubu Manager.

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Ranger uranium mine clean up must be ERA priority

The Mirarr traditional owners are increasingly concerned about rehabilitation at the Ranger uranium mine site in light of the comments made today by Mr Richard Magides as a shareholder of Energy Resources of Australia (ERA).

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“We are not talking about mining” The history of duress and the Jabiluka Project

This report details the history of the so-called consent process for the Jabiluka Mineral Lease. It explains why this 'consent' was obtained under duress....

Publish date: Thursday, 22 July 1999

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Hill's Jabiluka decision due today

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Publish date: Tuesday, 25 August 1998

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Mirarr vow to end Jabiluka despite Howard's return

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Publish date: Saturday, 17 November 2001

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Jabiluka: Australia's bad faith exposed

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Publish date: Wednesday, 14 April 1999

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Koongarra set for permanent protection

Download full media statement Mirarr Traditional Aboriginal Owners today welcomed Environment Minister Tony Burke's introduction of a bill which clears the way for the...

Publish date: Wednesday, 06 February 2013

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Federal Court Allows Jabiluka Challenge

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Publish date: Tuesday, 01 June 1999

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Troubled Rio Tinto must rehabilitate Jabiluka

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Publish date: Wednesday, 04 September 2002

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