[Helen Davidson, The Guardian]
Yothu Yindi Foundation chief says Australian government 'dining out' on Aboriginal misery
One of Australia's most respected Aboriginal leaders, Galarrwuy Yunupingu, has announced his intention to lodge a native title compensation claim against the Commonwealth over the minerals that were mined on the Gove Peninsula.
[Laura Gartry and Steph Zillman, ABC]
Gove traditional owners to launch compensation claim over bauxite mining
Speaking at the Garma festival in north-east Arnhem Land, the chief executive of the foundation, Denise Bowden, took aim at the Northern Territory government and the commonwealth, which she said had responsibility for the NT, and for the “rivers of gold” that its GST formula sends to Darwin.