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Disappointing turnout for protest

phil winzerby Callum Clayton-Dixon, Nganyaywana

Around 50 people were at Musgrave Park for what organisers dubbed the '1000 Warrior March' on the day of the NRL All Stars game in Brisbane last week.

The group marched from Musgrave Park to Suncorp Stadium where many thousands of First Nations people converged just a few hours later to watch the Indigenous All Stars team face off for the fourth time with the NRL...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 15 February 2013 12:17

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Nhulunbuy residents on tenterhooks awaiting Rio decision on refinery

wali wunungmurraResidents in an Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory fear they would lose schooling, food and hospital care if Rio Tinto close their refinery in the town.

Nhulunbuy, in north east Arnhem Land was variously described as one of the wealthiest towns in Australia.

But a decision by Rio to sell the refinery could put all that at risk.

"We will be collateral damage, that is all...

 

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