Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

01 Jun
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Help EDOWA fight for climate justice!

The Environmental Defender’s Office WA has provided significant assistance to FARA and protecting the rock art of the Burrup. So we’re really happy to have the opportunity to now support them fight climate change,which impacts on every aspect of our ...

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08 May
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FARA fights back!

Letter writing campaign: To stop the WA State government actively promoting more industry on the Burrup, rather than moving it to Maitland Estate, we need to write to the following politicians immediately… Write letters and make phone calls telling the ...

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06 May
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The Maitland Industrial Precinct – #locateindustryresponsibly

In 2002, there were strong recommendations to place all future industry on the Burrup in the Maitland Industrial Precinct. There are many sound reasons for this, and the site is still available for industrial use. FARA is not opposed to development ...

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25 Apr
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Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’

Press release: The Greens (WA) spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Robin Chapple MLC.   Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’ Friday, 20th April 2018 View Robin Chapple Greens MLC for Mining and Pastoral speaking on this (20 April 2018) The ...

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25 Apr
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FARA’s response to proposed further development on the Burrup

Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. PRESS RELEASE Fri 20 April 2018 Friends of Australian Rock Art (FARA) is appalled and incensed at the WA Premier’s latest plans for further industrial development on the Burrup peninsula, as revealed by the ...

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13 Apr
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Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns

Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns report from The University of Adelaide’s Dino Pisaniello, Professor in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, School of Public Health Len Turczynowicz, Senior Public Health Scientist & Risk Assessor, Adelaide Exposure Science and Health, ...

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24 Mar
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FARA’s response to the Senate Inquiry’s findings

Protection of Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula Friends of Australian Rock Art response to the Senate Inquiry (FARA response to Senate Inquiry report-PDF version) A split decision along party lines from the Senate inquiry into ‘Protection of Aboriginal ...

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18 Feb
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Senate Inquiry report delayed – yet again

The Protection of Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula Senate Inquiry report has been delayed – yet again – to 21 March. We encourage you to write to your local MP and Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg  to ask ...

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31 Dec
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Why scientific monitoring of the effects of industry on our priceless WA rock art is inadequate

FARA’s ‘own’ Professor John Black was very busy late last year, discussing how scientific studies used to monitor the impact of industry on Aboriginal rock art in north west Western Australia are inadequate, potentially exposing more than a million individual ...

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31 Dec
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Crowd-funding campaign – thank you for amazing response

Our Chuffed crowdfunding campaign raised an amazing $86,300 thanks to you and your generosity! This, combined with donations already received through UWA’s Alumni, brings us much closer to being able to apply to the Australian Research Council for a matched ...

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