Maralinga Tjarutja Lands

The Maralinga Tjarutja Lands cover more than 10% of the South Australian land mass.

Anangu hold the title to these lands under the Maralinga Tjarutja Land Rights Act 1984.

Oak Valley is the only community on the Maralinga Tjarutja Lands. Around 90 people live there.

Posts

Program 219: The Aboriginal Heritage (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2016

The focus of this week’s Paper Tracker radio program is on the South Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988. The program includes interviews with Minister Kyam Maher and representatives of Aboriginal Heritage and Native Title groups... read on

The Aboriginal Heritage (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2016

The focus of this week’s Paper Tracker radio program is on the South Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988. In 2008, the then Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Mr Jay Weatherill, announced a Review of... read on

Karina Lester at World Nuclear Victims’ Forum

This week’s Paper Tracker interview is about the World Nuclear Victims’ Forum that was held in November 2015 in Hiroshima, Japan. Ms Karina Lester from the APY Lands attended this international Forum and shared the... read on

Program 212: Karina Lester at World Nuclear Victims’ Forum

This week’s Paper Tracker program is about the World Nuclear Victims’ Forum that was held in November 2015 in Hiroshima, Japan. Karina Lester attended the Forum and shares her story... read on

Update from Yalata Community – Part 2

This week’s Paper Tracker radio interview is the second part of a longer interview with people from Yalata Community. The interview is with Pastors Keith Peters and Russell Bryant, and Greg Franks, the CEO of... read on

Program 200: Update from Yalata Community – Part 2

In this week’s radio program, we listen to the second part of an interview with people from Yalata Community – Pastor Keith Peters, Pastor Russell Bryant and Greg Franks. They share their thoughts on the trial of the Healthy Welfare Card and reflect on the affects of the nuclear tests across the Maralinga Tjarutja Lands and Yalata Community’s partnership with Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan... read on

Program 198: Avon Hudson on Nuclear Royal Commission

This week’s radio program includes an interview with Avon Hudson, a South Australian Royal Australian Air Force ex-serviceman, and a veteran of the nuclear weapons testing across the Maralinga Tjarutja Lands and Central Desert. He shares his thoughts about the South Australian Royal Commission into the Nuclear Fuel Cycle ... read on

Avon Hudson on Nuclear Royal Commission

This week’s Paper Tracker interview is with Mr Avon Hudson. He is a South Australian Royal Australian Air Force ex-serviceman, and a veteran of the nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s and early 1960s across the Maralinga... read on

Tauto Sansbury: Reflections on critical issues

This week’s interview is with Mr Tauto Sansbury, a Narungga Elder and winner of the 2015 NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award. Tauto shares his thoughts about the South Australian Royal Commission into Nuclear Energy and tells... read on

Program 195: Tauto Sansbury: Critical Issues

This week’s program includes an interview with Mr Tauto Sansbury, a Narungga Elder and winner of the 2015 NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award. He talks about the Indigenous Leaders’ Roundtable on Economic Development and Property Rights, compensation for the Stolen Generation, Constitutional Recognition and the South Australian Royal Commission into Nuclear Energy... read on

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