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Indigenous academic Mick Dodson has delivered a warning to the WA Premier, describing compulsory acquisition of land for the Kimberley gas hub as theft and an invasion.
The Premier Colin Barnett is expected to start proceedings to acquire the land at James Price Point through the courts this week.
He says negotiations between traditional owners and Woodside have dragged on too long, cost too much, and he has run out of patience.
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.
~~Cree Indian Proverb
From the aussies ive met in the past id say be thankful they dont shoot aborigones for sport anymore like they once did.....
Australians are notoriously heavy handed with the aborigonal people and always have been.The goverment is so damn pedantic they seem like a bunch of turn of the century schoolmasters....above the plebes
Arrogant as Americans.