Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

26 Apr
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State Budget provides $11 million boost for Murujuga National Park

State Budget provides $11 million boost for Murujuga National Park Media statement from: Hon Reece Whitby MLA, Minister for Environment; Climate Action Hon Dr Tony Buti MLA, Minister for Finance; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Thursday, 21 April ...

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12 Apr
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Pollution is threatening some of the world’s oldest rock carvings

Pollution is threatening some of the world’s oldest rock carvings National Geographic Ronana O’Connell April 11, 2022 Scientists fear climate change and mining contamination could destroy Murujuga—Australia’s next UNESCO site—within a century. You can read the full article, though you ...

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05 Apr
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Minister refuses to stop work at ancient Indigenous site

Ley refuses to stop work at ancient Indigenous site  (Subscription required) The Australian Paul Garvey 4 April 2022 PDF of article: Ley refuses to stop work at ancient Indigenous site    

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05 Apr
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Traditional custodians undeterred as application to stop urea plant near ancient rock art in WA’s Pilbara region is rejected

Traditional custodians undeterred as application to stop urea plant near ancient rock art in WA’s Pilbara region is rejected ABC Pilbara Amelia Searson Tuesday 5 April 2022 An application to halt construction of a multi-billion-dollar urea plant near ancient rock ...

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05 Apr
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WA’s Burrup rock art guardians split over Woodside cash

WA’s Burrup rock art guardians split over Woodside cash SMH Peter Milne March 29, 2022 The head of the Indigenous body charged with caring for World Heritage-nominated rock art in WA’s Pilbara has denied his organisation is compromised by accepting ...

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05 Apr
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Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation rejects implication its management of Murujuga is ‘compromised’

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation rejects implication its management of Murujuga is ‘compromised’ Alexander Scott Pilbara News/Kimberley Echo Fri, 25 March 2022 An Aboriginal corporation has rejected implications from an open letter presented to Parliament that its management of Murujuga has been ...

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05 Apr
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No tolerance for rock art impact as World Heritage bid progresses: Murujuga boss

No tolerance for rock art impact as World Heritage bid progresses: Murujuga boss National Indigenous Times February 25, 2022 Aleisha Orr Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation has played down reports it sought a stake in Woodside’s Scarborough Gas project while confirming nomination ...

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24 Mar
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Open letter from Murujuga Custodians

Open letter from Murujuga Custodians Published by Save our songlines, 23 March 2022 Open letter from Traditional Owners and Custodians of Murujuga concerning the proposed Woodside Scarborough gas development We are Traditional Owners and custodians of Murujuga. This includes the ...

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24 Mar
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Murujuga traditional custodians call out ‘gag clause’ in WA government industrial agreement and demand pause on new industrial

Murujuga traditional custodians call out ‘gag clause’ in WA government industrial agreement and demand pause on new industrial The National Tribune 24 March 2022 Murujuga Elders and Traditional Custodians will attend WA Parliament this morning to deliver an open letter to the ...

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24 Mar
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Pilbara rock art custodians want WA government, Woodside to hit pause on Burrup projects

Pilbara rock art custodians want WA government, Woodside to hit pause on Burrup projects WA Today/SMH Peter Milne, March 24, 2022 Traditional Owners of Murujuga, home of one million Indigenous rock engravings carved over about 50,000 years, have demanded the WA ...

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