Category Archives: NEWS

01 Apr
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Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process

“Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process” 5.00am News Radio National, 29 March 2018, 5am (Running time 0.37 minutes) JEFFRIES, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation: Summary: The Burrup Peninsula in the Pilbara could soon be given world heritage status after traditional owners ...

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01 Apr
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Traditional owners have at last agreed to pursue world heritage protection for the Burrup Peninsula

Fantastic news from from ABC NorthWest   WARNING: this link may may contain images that should not be in the public domain – FARA has no control over external sites After years of debate traditional owners have at last agreed ...

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01 Apr
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CSIRO errors put 30,000-year-old indigenous rock art at risk

An older article (11/02/18) from WA Today (Fairfax) CSIRO errors put 30,000-year-old indigenous rock art at risk A series of errors by the CSIRO has placed the world’s largest collection of indigenous rock art at risk. Burrup Peninsula has more ...

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01 Apr
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No agreement on defending WA ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’

From WA Today (Fairfax) No agreement on defending WA ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’

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01 Apr
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Disappointment over Burrup rock art probe result

From The West Australian: Disappointment over Burrup rock art probe result Environmentalists and industry representatives say they are disappointed a Senate committee inquiring into the effects of emissions on the Burrup Peninsula’s ancient Aboriginal rock art has failed to reach ...

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27 Mar
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The world’s largest rock art collection could be destroyed within this century

Great coverage from SBS The world’s largest rock art collection could be destroyed within this century An inquiry was called in November 2016 to investigate if federal and state government entities and private companies operating in the area were adequately ...

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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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24 Mar
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Indigenous owners ‘left out’ of rock art site’s world heritage listing talks

From the Guardian Inquiry finds Burrup peninsula discussions did not properly consult traditional owners The Murujuga Aboriginal Council says it was not substantially consulted about the idea of pursuing a world heritage listing for the Burrup peninsula. Photograph: Graeme Robertson ...

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24 Mar
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Senate committee split on Burrup rock art report

From the West Australian: Senate committee split on Burrup rock art report The Senate committee set up to inquire into the effects of industrial emissions on the Burrup Peninsula’s ancient Aboriginal rock art has split along party lines in their ...

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24 Mar
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Senators divided over protection of priceless Pilbara rock art

The ABC’s take on the senate report Future of globally significant rock art still up in air as Senate inquiry hands down findings A senator involved in a long-awaited inquiry into the future of Australia’s globally significant rock art on ...

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