About 50 people gathered for a protest against Adani’s Carmichael mine project in Queensland on Warrnambool’s Civic Green on Saturday morning.
The proceedings included music by the Warrnambool and District Pipes and Drums Band played and Kirrae Whurrong man Brett Clarke addressing the crowd.
Mr Clarke said the protest was important because Aboriginal or Indigenous people did not agree with mining within traditional country.
“We want all mining to cease, Australia-wide,” he said.
“It’s creating Mother Earth to be sick and creating the people to be sick as well.
“Sick country makes sick people.
“We want more healing of country and walking together, building better futures for our people.”
The Warrnambool protest was part of a series of events around Australia organised through the 350 group – a grass-roots organisation aimed at opposing new fossil fuel projects.