Gomeroi elders plead for cultural respect from Whitehaven at #leardblockade

[clear] The Battle for Maules Creek on Dipity. Gomeroi people call for urgent action from Environment Minister Greg Hunt on mining near burial sites #leardblockade http://t.co/qo4LvWn3us — The Wire (@thewireradio) February 5, 2014 UPDATE: 17 February 2014 Gomeroi Communities, Locals and Environmentalists succeed where Whitehaven Maules Creek fail  Last week, the sixth anniversary of the National Apology, was acknowledged by holding a protest against Governments’ failed policies to protect Aboriginal culture and heritage and specifically, Minister Hunt’s failure to protect and Whitehaven’s desecration of burial and ceremonial sites. Amanda Heard said “We almost cancelled the day, because our community are in Sorry Business (the passing of three members of our […]