Mining exploration activities in NSW

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is aware of concerns that have been raised by Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) across the State in relation to mining exploration activities. The below information provides general information for LALCs in relation to mining exploration and some issues LALCs may wish to consider.


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Artwork Credit: Craig Cromelin, from a painting he did titled, "4 favourite fishing holes". It is a snippet of his growing years on the Lachlan River, featuring yabby, turtle, fish and family.