Negative impacts abound…industrializing the north

Aboriginal people stand to suffer the most from this blatant attempt to Industrialize the Kimberley, on the whims of politicians thousands of kilometres away.

Aboriginals on the Dampier Peninsula would be far worse off if the proposed LNG precinct at James Price Point goes ahead in existing social and economic conditions, according to a new report.
Fly-in-fly out (FIFO) workers exacerbate the problem, at the regions where they fly to, they have a large negative impact, as well, their families suffer a variety of problems that are related to this practice. Read the report below:

For thousands of Australian families packing a suitcase for a flight north is a regular part of the working week. There’s an estimated fifty thousand Fly In Fly Out workers commuting to Western Au – FIFO Inquiry
The Industrialization push is not just felt in Broome, but in the Pilbara too, particularly where Fortescue Metals Group is operating, see below.

Statement by Roger Solomon and Allan Jacob, Yindjibarndi elders from the Pilbara, about traditional [Birdarra] Law and their country [excerpt from the documentary “Exile and The Kingdom”].

Token Aboriginal workforce, hard at work for Woodside

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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1 Response to Negative impacts abound…industrializing the north

  1. Pingback: Commenter goes blind…Price’s Point confuses him | pindanpost

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