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17 Aug 2020

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The Age

Indigenous leaders, investors urge BHP to halt works at sacred sites

Australia's largest miner, BHP, is facing a landmark shareholder push to put a moratorium on all mining activities that threaten to disturb or destroy culturally significant Aboriginal sites.

The resolution, which has won the backing of leaders of key Indigenous land councils and native-title groups, comes after widespread community and investor condemnation of miner Rio Tinto's destruction of 46,000-year-old rock shelters in Western Australia...

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