Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

28 Jul
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Halt presentation of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020

FARA supports calls by WA Traditional Owners to halt presentation of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020 In the last month, the Aboriginal Heritage Action Alliance (AHAA) and the WA Alliance of Native Title Representative Bodies and Service Providers have ...

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10 Jun
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Minister’s further approvals for the Woodside Scarborough and Pluto LNG expansion

Our friends at the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) have been very busy. On 8 June 2021, they released this media statement: Today further approvals for the Woodside Scarborough and Pluto LNG expansion have been provided by the WA Minister for Environment; ...

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10 Jun
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Burrup rock art monitoring company dismissed

Sydney-based Puliyapang, the company awarded $7 million to monitor industrial emissions on 47,000-year-old rock art in Western Australia’s north has been dismissed for breach of contract. Read more: The Australian 10 June 2021 (subscription required) ‘Priceless’ Burrup Peninsula rock art ...

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10 Jun
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Woodside’s Scarborough gas proposal – what the press is saying

There have been a lot of news about Woodside’s Scarborough gas proposal ‘greenwashing’, and how it not only threatens the Murujuga rock art but has the potential to produce an additional 1.6 billion tonnes of emissions, equivalent to building 15 new coal ...

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04 May
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Ammonia Plant, Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula), Renewable Hydrogen Project – additional information

Send your submission to EPA by Monday 10 May Companies should be commended for replacing fossil fuel energy with renewable energy sources such as solar. However, we are very concerned that the proposal by Yara Pilbara Fertilisers to establish a ...

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30 Mar
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The people versus big pollution

Conservation Council of WA and  the Environment Defenders Office present The people versus big pollution Wednesday 14 April 2021, 6-8pm via Zoom or in person at 2 Delhi Street, West Perth, WA 6005 Over a year ago, the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority ...

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30 Mar
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Uluru Statement: Voice your support

VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART: Voice your support The government has announced they have extended public submissions on a voice to parliament to Friday, 30 April. This gives you four more weeks to voice your support for ...

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10 Feb
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FARA AGM 2021

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. (FARA) will be held on Saturday 20 March 2021, 2 pm at 41 Havelock St, West Perth. Guest Speaker: Piers Verstegen, CEO of the Conservation Council of ...

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30 Nov
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Aboriginal group fears backlash from miners

The West Australian Tuesday 3 November 2020, page 20 Rangi Hirini Aboriginal groups fear backlash from miners Quote: A native title group says it has a “genuine fear” that speaking out about issues such as Rio Tinto’s destruction of ancient Aboriginal caves ...

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30 Nov
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‘Captured State’: the influence of the gas lobby on WA: report and campaign launch, Wednesday 2 December

Climate action group 350.org has just published an important report documenting the major political influence of WA’s gas lobby on WA State Government decision-making (as FARA campaigners know only too well). ‘Captured State’: the influence of the gas lobby on ...

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