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$100 million 'future fund' planned for Indigenous communities
Santos has pledged to establish a future fund to support Aboriginal communities once commercial production begins at its $US4.7...
David Prestipino 2 Feb 2024
Environmental rule changes also on horizon for critical minerals sector
Impending environmental regulatory changes in the oil and gas industry look set to extend to producers of critical minerals to h...
David Prestipino 29 Jan 2024
Indigenous-owned Hicks wins major Pluto LNG expansion contract in Pilbara
While Woodside Energy's Scarborough Energy Project in Western Australia's north west has made front page headlines of late due t...
David Prestipino 30 Nov 2023
Clean energy race gives Pilbara traditional owners a 'seat at the table'
Pilbara Solar has timed its entry into Western Australia's renewables market and focus on First Nations involvement perfectly, w...
David Prestipino 24 Nov 2023
BHP unveils new state-of-the art training centre in WA
BHP has strengthened its $300 million commitment to paid training pathways in mining with the opening of a new state-of-the-art...
David Prestipino 29 Aug 2023
WA Premier pens scathing letter to ABC chair as new revelations about climate protest emerge

The ABC is under enormous pressure to reveal the full extent of its knowledge of a climate protest outside the family home of Woodside Energy CEO Meg O'Neill on Tuesday morning. W...

David Prestipino Aug 4, 2023
'Designed to threaten': "Extremists" trespass family home of Woodside CEO

A group of "extremist" protesters accompanied by camera crews allegedly trespassed the family home of Woodside Energy CEO Meg O’Neill on Tuesday morning. The company said on Tuesd...

David Prestipino Aug 1, 2023
BHP details $1.5b Indigenous business commitment at Goldfields roadshow

The spotlight was on growth prospects and economic opportunities for the First Nations business industry at the Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber's second annual forum and tra...

David Prestipino Jul 12, 2023
WA-based gold miner collapses after new board takes control

Gold miner Ten Sixty Four has collapsed just two weeks after its new board took control of the $100 million company. Administrators Martin Ford and Simon Theobald from PwC were ca...

David Prestipino Jul 5, 2023
PKKP establishes co-management agreement as Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill becomes law

The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC has entered into agreements with Black Cat Syndicate Limited for the co-management of mining tenements at the Paulsens Gold Operation.  The a...

Zak Kirkup Jul 5, 2023
Spotlight on Indigenous leaders at Queensland Resources Council’s awards

At the 2023 Queensland Resources Council’s Indigenous Awards held this week in Brisbane, a diverse array of Indigenous talents in the resources sector was brought to the fore. In a...

Zak Kirkup Jun 24, 2023
Joint winners for exceptional Indigenous talent at QRC awards night

The 2023 Queensland Resources Council’s (QRC) Indigenous Awards, held in Brisbane this week, shines a light on the remarkable achievements and contributions of First Nations employ...

Zak Kirkup Jun 23, 2023
'We want to be in real time': Mining industry, government urged to include Indigenous stakeholders up front

First Nations stakeholders, keen to play a major role in Australia's transition to cleaner energy solutions, have urged industry and government to include them in critical and deli...

David Prestipino Apr 6, 2023
Transition to greener energy a fresh opportunity for First Nations businesses

Some of the mining industry's biggest names and players converged in Perth on Tuesday for a landmark mining conference that focused heavily on future clean power resources and cove...

David Prestipino Apr 5, 2023
At the centre of Beetaloo Basin gas debate, Traditional Owners chart future for their communities

It is a phrase often muttered when discussing Indigenous advancement in the modern age: learn to walk in two worlds. Understanding how to benefit from western society while main...

Tom Zaunmayr Nov 1, 2022
Appeal looms against Tiwi man's win over Santos gas project

A court appeal against a landmark legal victory by traditional owners halting drilling at a massive Northern Territory gas project is likely to be heard next month. The Federal...

Guest Author Oct 4, 2022
Tiwi Islands' Munupi clan defeats Santos in landmark court case

Legal action launched by Munupi senior Lawman Dennis Tipakalippa has ended with the Federal Court invalidating Santos’ approval to drill for gas in the sea north of the Tiwi Island...

Giovanni Torre Sep 21, 2022
Origin's Beetaloo and Kimberley gas exit hailed by environmentalists

A group of Traditional Owners and environmentalists have hailed Origin Energy’s withdrawal from the Beetaloo Basin and the Kimberley. On Monday Origin announced its would divest...

Giovanni Torre Sep 21, 2022
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