Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

06 Aug
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Web of deception continues on Burrup

FARA has recently activiated discussion in the Subiaco Post/Fremantle Herald – tt started with an opinion piece from our Co-Convenor, Judith Hugo: Web of deception continues on Burrup in the Fremantle Herald on (page 6, 20 July 2019) Rock art ...

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11 Jul
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Singing the Stones: can industry and ancient rock art coexist on the Burrup Peninsula?

Singing the Stones: can industry and ancient rock art coexist on the Burrup Peninsula? After fifty years of industrial development that’s destroyed thousands of sacred petroglyphs, the West Australian government is finally backing a push for World Heritage Listing. But ...

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14 Jun
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North West Shelf Project Extension/Perdaman Urea Project

Once again, we desperately need you to let EPA know of your opposition to more industry on the Burrup. There are two submissions we need you to respond to. To make it easier for you, here are a few steps ...

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11 Jun
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Update on Perdaman, NW Shelf and Pluto NW Shelf EPA submissions

Dear friends of FARA June 2019 Things have been pretty busy in the fight to protect the rock art from further industry. Below is some ‘light reading’ to keep you up to date. John L Black’s summary of a presentation ...

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01 Mar
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Status of World Heritage Listing – parliamentary question

Hon Robin Chapple is strongly continuing to push for World Heritage Listing for the Burrup. Here’s a recent Question without Notice and the Minister for Environment’s response (12 February 2019).

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18 Feb
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Burrup Rock Art Strategy lofty on principle, low on substance

FARA released a press release today responding to the state government’s Burrup Rock Art Strategy. Friends of Australian Rock Art (FARA) welcomes the Western Australian Government’s long awaited announcement of a strategy to address the protection of Murujuga’s ancient rock ...

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12 Jan
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Help ruin Woodside’s New Year – we need you to act AGAIN

Yet another urgent appeal as more industry threatens the Burrup rock art. Many thanks to all of you who responded to our urgent pleas back in November to send in requests to WA’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to make Public ...

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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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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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