Kirsty Howey

Kirsty Howey

Kirsty Howey is a Research Fellow at Deakin University based in Darwin, and Co-Director of the Environment Centre of the Northern Territory

Kirsty Howey reviews 'Dead in the Water: A very angry book about our greatest environmental catastrophe ... the death of the Murray-Darling Basin' by Richard Beasley

May 2021, no. 431 27 April 2021
Kirsty Howey reviews 'Dead in the Water: A very angry book about our greatest environmental catastrophe ... the death of the Murray-Darling Basin' by Richard Beasley
In July 2020, Indigenous residents of the remote central Australian community of Laramba lost their case in the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal. For decades, the water that flowed through the taps into Laramba homes had been contaminated with high levels of uranium – about three times the safe limit. The case was a desperate attempt to force the government to assume legal re ... (read more)