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September 20, 2021

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Léandra Martiniello, Whian Whian

The ‘conservative progressives’ cry outdated greedy and destructive methods of supplying water to the people, driven by the colonial mentality (Dunoon Dam).

I cry cultural genocide. The flooding of the graves of the ancestors of the Widjabul Wai-bul peoples is the direct continuation of the cultural genocide that has been implemented on this continent since the European invasion. When will enough be enough when so much has already been stolen, desecrated and destroyed, when there is so little left? And so much more is threatened to be lost in the face of climate change. Again, when will enough be enough?

Entire species going extinct, collectively dead. The cause: anthropogenic poisoning, the sickness caused by the run off from imperial colonial capitalism. When will enough be enough?

To understand the true value of our place within this planet, that the damage we do unto the world we do unto ourselves. For us to come together and support through the healing of the collective grief triggered by the destruction that has become us. While the National Party members, Sharon Cadwallader, Austin Curtin, Richard Trevan, drop confusion by misinformation into the waters of the people who don’t know what to do as they look into the future unknown. Members of a party who have driven the State and beyond into water crisis via mismanagement of the Murray-Darling basin. Drink not from the poisoned potion they present for the sipping. Exercise the honesty and integrity of compassion and care. We can meet our needs without destruction and pain.

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