Rivers' Rights as Ancestral Beings

Sunday, 15 January 2023 - 11:00am
The Wambuul Macquarie river

This week Earth Matters explores how uniting Indigenous world views with emerging legal concepts offers a strengthened calls for rights for nature.


It’s a republication of 2DRY FMs Water Watch episode from World Water week in 2022, featureing Prof. Anne Poelina, a Kimberley, Nyikina Warrwa Indigenous scholar and chair of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council and Dr Erin O'Donnell from the Melbourne University School of Law speaking at a webinar by Resources, Environment and Development Group at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University.


With thanks to the Crawford School of Public Policy for permission to redistribute their webinar. The full presentation is available at https://youtu.be/kixgWtkDHPA


Support the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Councils Fundraising efforts at www.martuwarra.org/donate


Earth Matters Episode #1383 produced by Megan Williams

A banner that's painted in the aboriginal flag colours. The banner says Always Was Always Will Be
Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local and global environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.


Phil Evans, Bec Horridge, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble