Murrawah Johnson is a spokesperson and campaigner for the Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council. In 2016, Murrawah was a member of the team that organised and mobilised over 100 Wangan and Jagalingou people in their first self-funded, organised and run Traditional Owners claim group authorisation meeting. This was the first claim meeting that the group could describe as a true act of self-determination. Participants in the meeting said “no” to coal mining company Adani.
During 2016, Murrawah was also a campaigns and community organising trainee with GetUp, working on the Federal election campaign and organising meetings around refugee rights issues.