Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

25 Apr
0

WA accused of undermining Burrup peninsula’s world heritage listing

Western Australian government accused of being ‘deceitful’ for considering industrial development on site Read FARA’s response (FARA press release 20.4.18) to this appalling about-face by the Premier, and Robin Chapple’s response (Chapple media release 20.4.18)

Read More
25 Apr
0

WA Premier reneges on WHL for the Burrup

Burrup Peninsula industry and World Heritage proposal ‘go together’, Premier says Disturbing news from our state premier may not only prevent World Heritage Listing, but further add to the destruction of this priceless art and cultural masterpiece. Friends of Australian ...

Read More
13 Apr
0

Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns

Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns report from The University of Adelaide’s Dino Pisaniello, Professor in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, School of Public Health Len Turczynowicz, Senior Public Health Scientist & Risk Assessor, Adelaide Exposure Science and Health, ...

Read More
01 Apr
0

Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process

“Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process” 5.00am News Radio National, 29 March 2018, 5am (Running time 0.37 minutes) JEFFRIES, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation: Summary: The Burrup Peninsula in the Pilbara could soon be given world heritage status after traditional owners ...

Read More
01 Apr
0

Traditional owners have at last agreed to pursue world heritage protection for the Burrup Peninsula

Fantastic news from from ABC NorthWest   WARNING: this link may may contain images that should not be in the public domain – FARA has no control over external sites After years of debate traditional owners have at last agreed ...

Read More
01 Apr
0

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

An older article (11/02/18) from WA Today (Fairfax) CSIRO errors put 30,000-year-old indigenous rock art at risk A series of errors by the CSIRO has placed the world’s largest collection of indigenous rock art at risk. Burrup Peninsula has more ...

Read More
01 Apr
0

No agreement on defending WA ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’

From WA Today (Fairfax) No agreement on defending WA ‘masterpiece of human creative genius’

Read More
01 Apr
0

Disappointment over Burrup rock art probe result

From The West Australian: Disappointment over Burrup rock art probe result Environmentalists and industry representatives say they are disappointed a Senate committee inquiring into the effects of emissions on the Burrup Peninsula’s ancient Aboriginal rock art has failed to reach ...

Read More
27 Mar
0

The world’s largest rock art collection could be destroyed within this century

Great coverage from SBS The world’s largest rock art collection could be destroyed within this century An inquiry was called in November 2016 to investigate if federal and state government entities and private companies operating in the area were adequately ...

Read More
24 Mar
0

FARA’s response to the Senate Inquiry’s findings

Protection of Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula Friends of Australian Rock Art response to the Senate Inquiry (FARA response to Senate Inquiry report-PDF version) A split decision along party lines from the Senate inquiry into ‘Protection of Aboriginal ...

Read More
567