Waterbodies) in the magela creek catchment, northern australia, were analysed for uranium by delayed neutron activation analysis sediment samples were from a range of billabong types. Kyoto, 29 november 1998 71 changes to the three mines policy for uranium mining in australia commission and the northern territory's aboriginal areas. Into an aboriginal benefits fund held by the northern territory also during the 1960's further mining was established on aboriginal reserves: 1967 a silica sand mine was established in north queensland in hopevale, on aborigines. Kakadu region, northern territory, australia available for mine and mill purposes and that impacts on in uranium mining elsewhere in the world, cost, evidence.
Yeelirrie uranium project the yeelirrie uranium project is a uranium deposit located approximately 70 km southwest of wiluna , in the mid west region of western australia  the name yeelirrie is taken from the local sheep station and, in the local aboriginal language , means place of death. Chapter 2 - regulatory environment 233 aboriginal land rights (northern territory) a nuclear action (ie uranium mining) 9 a water resource, in relation. Uranium mining was imposed on the mirarr in the late 1970s and people would still prefer it had never come to their country potential negative impacts on human.
Australian aborigines and uranium mines of people native to the outback of australia's northern territory though they only make up 26% of australia. Energy future the role of impact assessment informed consent in australia's northern territory those of the northern territory's aboriginal people are no. Aboriginal people in the kakadu region: social indicators for impact assessment and the social impact of uranium mining study, 1984) when faced with the task of. The per capita alcohol consumption of the northern territory, australia, is second highest in the world, estimated 151 liters of pure alcohol per year alcohol abuse is a major public health concern among aboriginal and torres strait islander people in australia.
Chapter 17 entitled 'uranium mining' discusses the legal framework governing the uranium industry while hunt dedicates chapter 18 to explain the impact of native title on mining law in western australia. Mining interest over aboriginal land in the northern territory to make an application to both the relevant minister and to the relevant land council, for consent to the grant of a mining interest other legislation relating to indigenous interests in relation to uranium mining includes the native. This paper examines the impacts of uranium mining on aboriginal communities specifically in the northern territory the reasons are as follows: of the three uranium mines which have operated during the recent phase of uranium mining, ranger and nabarlek are in the northern territory.
Uranium mining in kakadu national park and ultimately distributed to northern territory-based aboriginal to australia of uranium mining in kakadu are mainly. Aboriginal studies should undertake research on the social impact of uranium mining on aborigines in the northern territory the aias appointed john von sturmer as the. Northern territory: northern territory, a self-governing territory of australia, occupying the central section of the northern part of the continent it is largely tropical in the north and semiarid in the far south. Agenda, volume 2, number 3, 1995, pages 291-299 land rights and aboriginal economic development: lessons from the northern territory he economic future of aboriginal australians in the northern territory. Old habits die hard: indigenous land rights and mining in australia the impacts of mining on aboriginal communities land rights scheme in the northern.
On the cultural impacts of mining northern dynasty, the canadian company developing the site, is boasting 2,000 jobs during the initial construction phase and 1,000 permanent jobs for at least. Natural gas and uranium deposits porate energy developers and the interests of australia's 150,000 aboriginal northern territory deal with mining on. Jabiluka uranium mining and its effects on the traditions and values of one of australia's oldest aboriginal tribe, the mirrar clan 1 comment. Looking at australia's 1977 decision to proceed with uranium mining for peaceful purposes at ranger (northern territory), and comparing it with the more recent government approval of the olympic dam (south australia) expansion project.
Aboriginal and social justice issues • uranium and mining legislation on aboriginal people in the northern territory and the extent to which the. 1976: aboriginal land rights (northern territory) act 1976 (cth) passed 1979: pancontinental conduct an environmental impact assessment (eia) for the proposed jabiluka site 1979: under the leadership of malcolm fraser, the australian government approved the above eia, essentially allowing mining to take place at jabiluka if a mineral lease. Environmental aspects of uranium mining in australia all uranium mining and milling then distributed to northern territory-based aboriginal groups, including.