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New South Wales policy overview: First Nations and clean energy

The energy transformation in New South Wales has included a range of initiatives for First Nations people. 

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Australian government releases Critical Minerals Strategy

The Australian government has released its Critical Minerals Strategy with First Nations engagement and benefit sharing one of the 6 key focus areas, focusing on: 

  • strengthening engagement and partnerships with First Nations people and communities, respecting their land and water rights and interests;
  • supporting the critical minerals sector’s immediate and long-term social licence to operate and its ongoing sustainability. This includes creating economic opportunities in regional and First Nations communities while protecting cultural heritage and sacred sites;
  • working with First Nations communities and their representative organisations to build their capacity to engage with critical minerals proponents; and
  • working to improve equity and investment opportunities for First Nations interests.
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First Nations can help Australia respond to the United States’ Inflation Reduction Act

On the eve of the May Federal Budget, it’s timely to consider where the government should make the best investment decisions.

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Ngaardia Media: Pilbara Elders and leaders discuss clean energy future

This week in Port Hedland, community members gathered along with federal and state government representatives to discuss the role of First Nations people in the renewable energy transition.

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NIT: Pilbara conference to drive Indigenous leadership in clean energy boom

A major round table discussion on clean energy and First Nations communities will be held in the Pilbara this Monday and Tuesday.

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Ngaarda Media: Pilbara First Nations people offered say on Australia's renewable future

Next week, community members in the Pilbara will be asked for their input into a plan for First Nations people to play a central role in the transition to renewable energy.

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First Nations clean energy achievements globally

Our First Nations friends in Canada and the US are well advanced in using clean energy to transform communities, creating jobs, business opportunities and a clean future. Hear case studies of community power and how we can apply the lessons in Australia.


  • Brett Isaac, Navajo Power
  • Freddie Campbell, Indigenous Clean Energy Canada