Jillian Marsh was raised in the coal-mining town of Leigh Creek, in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges, and she has had a long interest in mining issues and indigenous communities. In 1998 Marsh received the prestigious Jill Hudson Environmental Award for her work in educating people living near the Beverly Uranium Mine about the toxic dangers of uranium mining. In 2004 Marsh won a Doctoral candidacy at Adelaide University’s Geographical and Environmental Studies Department. Her PhD research topic is A Look at the Approval of Beverley Mine and the Ways that Decisions are Made When Mining Takes Place in Adnyamathanha Country. In 2008, Jillian Marsh received the Nuclear-Free Future Award.
- ^ 2008 Nuclear-Free Future Award
- ^ Mining plan has SA Aborigines worried
- ^ Indigenous people oppose Beverley uranium mine