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MDBA Water management: "Don't leave Dracula in charge of the Blood bank"

Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) Media Release

Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) - MEDIA RELEASE - The disaster on the river system is NOT caused just by the drought but is also a culmination of man-made mismanagement; corruption at the highest levels; and major development without scientific evidence-based planning in the formative years of the MDBA. At an emergency meeting of the NBAN Board of Directors in Moree on the 11, 12 & 13 January 2019, it was determined that an urgent intervention is required. Read more about MDBA Water management: "Don't leave Dracula in charge of the Blood bank"

Academic Paper argues that First Nations communal allodial land title cannot be extinguished by fraud

Academic Paper argues that First Nations laws of the land still exist

Australian governments want courts, constituted overwhelmingly by non-indigenous lawyers, to decide land disputes as for feudal socage.

This article puts up an argument that Australian indigenous land title is communal allodial title, as a bundle of subsisting rights by operation of Australian Continental Common Law, which therefore cannot be extinguished by the fraud inherent in frame transformation. Read more about Academic Paper argues that First Nations communal allodial land title cannot be extinguished by fraud

Statement of Opposition to the 'Barunga Agreement' regarding Treaty

Chief Minister Michael Gunner signs the memorandum of understanding for a Treaty

7 Points to Know about Treaty + Personal Statements

On 8th June 2018, the Central Land Council together with the Northern Territory Government illegally signed the Barunga Agreement on behalf of The First Nations People of the Northern Territory, Australia. This agreement is a memorandum of understanding towards a Treaty.
- The grassroots people would like to let you know a few important points on this subject. Read more about Statement of Opposition to the 'Barunga Agreement' regarding Treaty

Complexity of Treaty and Treaties

Understanding the difference between sovereign treaties under international law, which affirm sovereignty of First Nations, and domestic treaties within the colonial system, which automatically mean First Nations cede sovereignty.

Ghillar, Michael Anderson presents a set of 4 videos to explain the complexities and traps when entering into a Treaty with the Australian government and/or the British Crown. Read more about Complexity of Treaty and Treaties

Time to fully import law against genocide - Stolen Children crisis

The Family Matters Report 2017

Need to delete sections 268.121 – 268.122 of the law against genocide in International Criminal Court Consequential Amendments Act 2002. The release on 29 November of The Family Matters Report 2017 details the 'escalating national crisis’ of the rate of removal of First Nations children from families. From our perspective the core issue is being left out of the debate. Removal of children from the group is one of the five definitions of genocide. The alarming rate of the removal of First Nations children 'from the group’ is only possible because the Commonwealth of Australia has not imported the full force of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. etc ... Read more about Time to fully import law against genocide - Stolen Children crisis

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