Blockade IMARC: First Nations resistance to mining

Saturday, 2 November 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Today we hear from from First Nations front-line communities on their struggles against mining & resource extraction.  Uncle Ned Hargreaves, from Yuendemu in the Northern Territory, Wiradjuri activist Tim Buchanan, and Aunty Vicki Abdullah from Leonora in Western Australia joined allies in Melbourne to speak out on extractive industries on their land and blockade the annual International Mining and Resources Conference.

Music: Live performance of Solid Rock by Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project with Shane Howard, Emma Donovan, Yirrmal & Deline Briscoe.