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Why Indigenous communities are appalled over PEP 11 gas rig plans near Newcastle

Fleur Connick
By Fleur Connick
Updated March 4 2021 - 4:48am, first published 4:13am
William "Uncle Bill" Smith has been protesting against PEP 11. Picture: Fleur Connick

William "Uncle Bill" Smith said the prospect of having offshore drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Newcastle was "disgraceful, shocking and totally out of order".

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Fleur Connick

Fleur Connick

Journalist

Audience Engagement Producer. Part of ACM's national editorial team, supporting newsrooms around the country with digital engagement. Passionate about telling stories and the power of good quality journalism. I live and work on the traditional lands of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples.

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