Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

20 Apr
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ABC Radio: World Heritage listing of Burrup Peninsula rock art edges closer

FARA crusader Dr John Black,archaeologist Dr Ken Mulvaney and others discuss the Murujuga Rock Art on ABC Radio Perth’s On Focus program.   Joining Jo Trilling for this FOCUS conversation are Peter Jeffries, CEO Murujuga Aboriginal corporation, archaeologist Dr Ken ...

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31 Mar
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Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program TENDER

See the full tender information for tender DWER103118, including several key attachments on Tenders WA. Closes Wednesday 29 May 2019 at 11:00 AM Perth, Western Australia The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) will be ...

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31 Mar
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Tenders invited for Murujuga monitoring

Mirage News 27 March 2019   Read the full article The McGowan Government is calling for skilled experts as part of its strategy to protect the Murujuga rock art (petroglyph) collection from the impacts of industry and shipping emissions. The ...

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31 Mar
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WA seeks experts to manage ancient rock art

Government News, Judy Skatssoon, 28 March 2019 Read the full article WA has launched a search for experts to help manage and monitor the world’s largest collection of rock art, which is potentially at risk from industry and shipping emissions. Environment ...

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31 Mar
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Committee formed to progress Burrup recognition

The West Australian Alicia Perera, Pilbara News, 25 March 2019 A committee formed to progress the Burrup Peninsula’s nomination for World Heritage listing held its first meeting in Karratha last week. The Murujuga World Heritage Committee aims to record the outstanding ...

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31 Mar
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American whalers recorded voyages in Australian rock art, study reveals

An new slant on an ancient story  from National Geographic Australia John Pickrell, 3 March 2019 (Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.) Text chiselled into boulders more ...

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18 Mar
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Acid Test – Weekend Australian Magazine feature on Dr John Black and the Burrup Rock Art

Acid Test Weekend Australian Magazine 16 march 2019 by Victoria Laurie The biggest and oldest collection of rock art in the world lies hard up against a booming resources precinct. Can they really coexist? Read the recent feature, kindly provided ...

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01 Mar
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Status of World Heritage Listing – parliamentary question

Hon Robin Chapple is strongly continuing to push for World Heritage Listing for the Burrup. Here’s a recent Question without Notice and the Minister for Environment’s response (12 February 2019).

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01 Mar
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Murujuga’s engravings under threat from industrial fumes

Thank you to Frank McKone for this wonderful Letters to the editor, The Canberra Times, December 13, 2018 Murujuga’s engravings under threat from industrial fumes       

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01 Mar
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Understanding the rocks: rock art and the geology of Murujuga

We are proud to share Dr Mike Donaldson’s paper from Rock Art Research 2011 – Volume 28, Number 1, pp. 000-000 Understanding the rocks: rock art and the geology of Murujuga (Burrup ‘Peninsula’)

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