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Corporate Cane Toad Award 2021: Rio Tinto and Mayur Resources receive Australia’s most toxic award

Clean up Panguna, Climate Justice, Growing Bougainville’s future, Nogat Coal

Release Date: 09 Jul 2021

Melbourne, July 9th - Rio Tinto and Mayur Resources were awarded the Corporate Cane Toad Award for their roles in contributing to environmental destruction and/or human rights violations worldwide. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Melbourne after a month of public voting in which over 1,000 people voted for the six companies nominated.

Proposed changes to Bougainville mining laws are a 'blank cheque'

Mining, Growing Bougainville’s future

Release Date: 10 Jun 2020

A research paper released today by Jubilee Australia Research Centre assessing changes proposed to Bougainville's mining laws has found that the amendments undermine the principle of landowner consent, and could lead to significant impacts on the rights of the people of Bougainville and their environment.

Bougainville's historic referendum

Growing Bougainville’s future, Sustainable economies

Release Date: 11 Dec 2019

Independence referendum a first step for self-determination for Bougainville. Bougainville’s landslide vote for independence from Papua New Guinea is history making. But the right to self-determination must be upheld in all its fullness, says Jubilee Australia Research Centre. In a historic vote that’s been more than 20 years in the making,