Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River communities file human rights complaint against Australian company PanAust over its proposed Gold-Copper mine

Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River communities file human rights complaint against Australian company PanAust over its proposed Gold-Copper mine

Today, 2,638 people from 64 villages along the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea have filed a complaint with the Australian Government against Brisbane-based PanAust Limited, for failing to obtain their consent to the proposed Frieda River Mine. If built, the mine would be the largest ever in Papua New Guinea and among the largest mines in the world

SUBMISSION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EXPERT REPORTS

SUBMISSION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EXPERT REPORTS

On 31 March 2020, local Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Project Sepik submitted ten independent expert reports on the Sepik Development Infrastructure Project, which includes the Frieda River mine, to Papua New Guinea’s Conservation and Environmental Protection Authority (CEPA). View and download the 10 Independent expert reports submitted by Project Sepik on the Sepik Development Infrastructure Project Environmental Impact State including the Frieda River Mine