Native title holders seek compensation from NT Government over McArthur River Mine

The Aboriginal land council representing traditional owners in the Top End has filed a compensation claim against the Northern Territory Government over the effects of the McArthur River Mine on their native title rights and alleged damage to sacred sites.

The Northern Land Council (NLC), on behalf of the Gudanji, Yanyuwa and Yanyuwa-Marra peoples, is suing the NT Government in the Federal Court for unspecified damages relating to the mine and a nearby port close to Borroloola, on the edge of the Gulf…

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