Call for Reconciliation Australia to pull Woolworths support over Darwin Dan Murphy’s

Call for Reconciliation Australia to pull Woolworths support over Darwin Dan Murphy’s

The Guardian

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Indigenous leaders want retailer held accountable over planned alcohol store near three dry communities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and health leaders want Reconciliation Australia to revoke its support for Woolworths over the retail giant’s plans to build one of Australia’s largest alcohol stores in Darwin, near three dry Aboriginal communities.

A letter signed by health, legal, domestic violence and community group leaders draws comparison to Rio Tinto, which was dumped by Reconciliation Australia over the destruction of a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal heritage site in the Pilbara, which said Rio’s actions were a “breathtaking breach of a respectful relationship”.

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