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More pressure on Woolies over NT grog shop | Katherine Times



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More than 30 health and community organisation have called on Reconciliation Australia to distance itself from Woolworths over a controversial Dan Murphy’s megastore in Darwin. A letter sent to Reconciliation Australia chief executive Karen Mundine on Thursday compared the food giant to Rio Tinto over its destruction of an archaeologically-rich cave at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. Health and community groups opposed to the proposed liquor store say Woolworths’ Reconciliation Action Plan and the promises it made to Indigenous Australians aren’t in keeping with its actions in the Northern Territory. They’ve sent a letter to Ms Mundine calling on Reconciliation…

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