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Book review: Wik, Mining and Aborigines

McGrath, Ann


Wik is generally associated with the pastoral industry, and with that important High Court case which ruled that native title still existed on pastoral leases in Australia. The Wik are a group of indigenous Australians who live in North Queensland, and who were moved off their land at Arukun to make way for mining development under Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s regime. In those days they looked like a bunch of innocents being pushed around by big business. Now things have changed. Their rights to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Review
Source: Australian Journal of Political Science
DOI: 10.1080/10361140050002926
Access Rights: Open Access


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