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Federal Court win by the Yindjibarndi means Fortescue must negotiate with them

bruce woodleyGerry Georgatos

On Tuesday February 12, the Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation (YAC) won a huge outcome in the Federal Court with Justice Kerracher stating that only the YAC are authorised to negotiate with mining companies over certain Yindjibarndi Country. The claim area includes the vacant Crown land where Fortescue Metals Group is developing the Firetail mine site. This is a massive blow to...


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