Author Archives: Clare Chamberlain

24 Mar
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Senate committee split on Burrup rock art report

From the West Australian: Senate committee split on Burrup rock art report The Senate committee set up to inquire into the effects of industrial emissions on the Burrup Peninsula’s ancient Aboriginal rock art has split along party lines in their ...

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24 Mar
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Senators divided over protection of priceless Pilbara rock art

The ABC’s take on the senate report Future of globally significant rock art still up in air as Senate inquiry hands down findings A senator involved in a long-awaited inquiry into the future of Australia’s globally significant rock art on ...

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22 Mar
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Senate report on the Burrup finally tabled

The Senate report on the Burrup was finally tabled on Wednesday 21 March. The committee heard of significant flaws in previous rock art monitoring programs and that industrial emissions are causing extremely fast rock degradation. Here’s a video of Senator ...

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18 Feb
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Western Australia chemical plants threaten 40,000-year-old rock art

Western Australia chemical plants threaten 40,000-year-old rock art Anne Davies, Guardian Australia Senate inquiry has heard conflicting evidence on the impact of gas, ammonium and fertiliser plants on the Burrup Peninsula On a far flung peninsula halfway up the coast ...

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18 Feb
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Senate Inquiry report delayed – yet again

The Protection of Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula Senate Inquiry report has been delayed – yet again – to 21 March. We encourage you to write to your local MP and Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg  to ask ...

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18 Feb
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Singing to support Ancient Rock Art

Carmel Charlton has released a song about the Ancient Rock Art after hearing about it on Radio National. Her CD will be available online from www.carmelcharlton.com for anyone who’s interested.  

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04 Jan
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Rock art and mining violence on the Australian Burrup Peninsula: language wars, economy and culture

Rock art and mining violence on the Australian Burrup Peninsula: language wars, economy and culture JeffLewis and BelindaLewis Abstract Humans have lived on the Australian continent for around 50,000 years. During that time, the indigenous people developed complex cultural, economic ...

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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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