Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

23 Nov
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Sorry, but we need you to act AGAIN

Another urgent appeal as more industry threatens the Burrup rock art. (Thanks for Robin Chapple MLC for the text below) Dear friends Last week we sent you an email about the world’s oldest and largest collection of rock art that ...

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18 Nov
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Wesfarmers and Perdaman advance WA petrochemical plans for Burrup Peninsula

Wesfarmers and Perdaman advance WA petrochemical plans for Burrup Peninsula Peter Milne, The West Australian Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Two proposed petrochemical developments on the Burrup Peninsula — Wesfarmers’ methanol plant and Perdaman’s urea plant — have taken a step ...

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16 Nov
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The Burrup needs you. We must act by 20 November 2018

URGENT CALL OUT in defence of the Murujuga Rock Art UPDATE – Submission have now closed. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for any news. THANK YOU to everyone to pitched in. The world’s oldest and largest collection of ...

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14 Nov
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Two new industries set sights on the Burrup

Perdaman and Westfarmers have today (14 November 2018) submitted proposals for new industries on the Burrup, mere weeks after the state government promised World Heritage Listing for this unique cultural treasure. There is a seven-day public comment period for each. Perdaman ...

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02 Oct
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Burrup Peninsula players ponder move in push for World Heritage status

(Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.)  Peter Milne, The West Australian, Monday, 1 October 2018 The push for developing future industry on the Maitland Industrial Area is gaining momentum! ...

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11 Sep
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#locateindustryresponsibly – update

FARA has come across further evidence that there are far better sites for industry in the Pilbara, and that government has long been endorsing these alternatives. The Pilbara Heavy Industry Site Evaluation: Karratha Area is a document prepared in 1993 for the ...

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11 Sep
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Current Assessment of the Impact of Pollution on Murujuga Rock Art

Current Assessment of the Impact of Pollution on Murujuga Rock Art John L Black in collaboration with Stéphane Hoerlé and Ron Watkins Summary of a presentation in Karratha at the Murujuga World Heritage Summit – 6 August 2018 Summary The ...

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04 Sep
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Reference group formed to protect Burrup rock art

(Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.)   Alicia Perera, Pilbara News (The West Australian) Tuesday, 4 September 2018 3:06PM Burrup Peninsula stakeholders from the government, industry and heritage ...

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04 Sep
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Reference group formed to help protect Burrup rock art

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced the establishment of a Burrup Rock Art Stakeholder Reference Group to oversee finalisation and implementation of the Burrup Rock Art Strategy, which will provide a long-term framework to monitor, analyse and address any changes ...

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29 Aug
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Letter of agreement – World Heritage Listing nomination

Letter of agreement – World Heritage Listing nomination 17 August 2018   For the record, here is a transcript of the letter: Minister for the Environment House of Re presentatives Parliament House PO Box 6022 CANBERRA ACT 2600 Dear Minister ...

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