Muckaty Traditional Owners visit Martin Ferguson’s office – 26 July 2010

Traditional owners and supporters with placards outside Martin Ferguson's ofice

A group of Traditional Owners from Muckaty are currently in Melbourne in connection with a court challenge to Government plans to build a nuclear waste dump on their land. This morning they attended the launch of a billboard in Northcote funded by supporters of the Australian Conservation Foundation, and this afternoon they followed this up by joining members of Friends of the Earth ACE collective and others outside the office of Federal Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson. They wanted to deliver a letter for the Minister, but the office was locked…

Traditional Owners with letter outside the office

This weekend will see the start of the 2010 ‘Nuclear Freeways’ campaign, designed to highlight the implications of transporting radioactive waste from Sydney’s Lucas Heights reactor to the projected waste dump site in the Northern Territory – see http://www.nuclearfreeways.org.au/.

More banners at the protest

See also http://www.no-waste.org/

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