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Fred Hooper is a Murrawarri man from the Murrawarri Nation, situated between Bokhara and Warrego Rivers which straddle what is now known as the QLD and NSW borders in the Western part of NSW and Southwest of QLD. Fred is the Chair of the Murrawarri Peoples Council and the former Chair of Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) which represents 21 Sovereign First Nations of the Northern Murray Darling Basin. He has worked tirelessly for the past 10-plus years to secure Water Rights for First Nations. Fred was also responsible for the Murrawarri Nation declaring their continued Independence from the Crown of Great Britain.