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Beyond Juukan Gorge: how First Nations people are taking charge of clean energy projects on their land - The Conversation

Many of the big wind and solar farms planned to help Australia achieve net zero emissions by 2050 will be built on the lands and waters of First Nations peoples. More than half of the projects that will extract critical minerals overlap with Indigenous-held lands.

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Opportunities and challenges of clean energy for our mob

Across the country, First Nations communities are right now designing and building renewables, from small-scale solar to microgrids, while others are negotiating with large-scale proponents. Hear from them about what’s working, what’s not, and what they’ve learnt along the way.

Speakers:

• Ellie Kamara, CEO, Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation
• Jason King, TO, Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation
• Les Shultz, Mirning / Ngadju
• Gadrian Hoosan, Borroloola
• Lauren Mellor, Original Power