Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

04 Jan
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Evidence of destruction of rock patina by emissions on Burrup Peninsula

Evidence of destruction of rock patina on Burrup Peninsula (PDF 256KB) John L Black – May 2017

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04 Jan
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The World Heritage List and rock art — Solving the Dampier controversy

Editorial: The World Heritage List and rock art — Solving the Dampier controversy (PDF 441KB) Editorial by Robert G. Bednarik in ROCK ART RESEARCH The Journal of the Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA) and of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO) ...

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04 Jan
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Theoretical effects of industrial emissions on colour change at rock art sites on Burrup Peninsula, WA (PDF 1.7MB) Black, John L.; MacLeod, Ian D.; Smith, Benjamin W. Burrup Peninsula in northwest Western Australia, with an estimated one million petroglyphs, has the ...

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04 Jan
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Inadequacies of research used to monitor change to rock art and regulate industry on Murujuga (‘Burrup Peninsula’), Australia

Inadequacies of research used to monitor change to rock art and regulate industry on Murujuga (PDF 3.8MB) John L. Black, Ilona Box and Simon Diffey Abstract. Murujuga (‘Burrup Peninsula’) in northwest Western Australia contains the largest concentration of petroglyphs in the ...

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31 Dec
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Why scientific monitoring of the effects of industry on our priceless WA rock art is inadequate

FARA’s ‘own’ Professor John Black was very busy late last year, discussing how scientific studies used to monitor the impact of industry on Aboriginal rock art in north west Western Australia are inadequate, potentially exposing more than a million individual ...

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31 Dec
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Crowd-funding campaign – thank you for amazing response

Our Chuffed crowdfunding campaign raised an amazing $86,300 thanks to you and your generosity! This, combined with donations already received through UWA’s Alumni, brings us much closer to being able to apply to the Australian Research Council for a matched ...

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31 Dec
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Senate Committee inquiry – deferred again

The release of the findings of the Senate Committee inquiry into protection of Aboriginal Rock Art of the Burrup Peninsula has been deferred yet again. As you may know, a Senate Inquiry was called early in 2017 to investigate the ...

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13 Feb
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BURRUP ROCK ART Lecture series with the Frieds of the Art Gallery of WA

Take this great opportunity to learn more about the Burrup’s rock art in a series of lectures from a variety of perspectives. Flyer – Ancient Petroglyphs of the Dampier Archipelago 11am, Saturday 18 February Lecture 1: Protection and preservation of ...

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13 Feb
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CSIRO pulled out of Burrup Peninsula Rock Art Study

CSIRO scientists pulled out of a joint study into the Aboriginal rock art on Burrup Peninsula that the Western Australian government had asked them to do. It can now be revealed that CSIRO scientists Deborah Lau and David Alexander were asked ...

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13 Feb
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CSIRO errors put 30,000-year-old indigenous rock art at risk

Series of errors by the CSIRO has placed the world’s largest collection of indigenous rock art at risk The Burrup Peninsula (Murujuga) in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has more than one million rock art engravings. These are distributed over ...

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