Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

29 Aug
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State Government nominates Murujuga for World Heritage List

URGENT CALL OUT in defence of the Murujuga Rock Art The world’s oldest and largest collection of rock art has never been closer to destruction than right now. Perdaman, Wesfarmers, Coogee Chemicals and Mitsubushi are currently trying to establish two ...

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27 Aug
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Lascaux cave art expert speaks out

Dr Stephane Hoerle, a world renown rock art scientist has written to Minister Dawson regarding the potential destruction of the Burrup rock art. ‘I am astonished to learn of the recent decision by the Government of Western Australia to encourage further ...

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05 Aug
0

World Heritage Summit on Murujuga

To highlight the World Heritage Summit on Murujuga on Monday 6th August, which is part of the 5th Southern Deserts Conference, FARA and friends held a placard demonstration on Mounts Bay Road, with special guest, Eliza, who dressed for the part, ...

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05 Aug
0

World Heritage Summit on Murujuga

A summit organised by The University of Western Australia about the Murujuga/Burrup World Heritage Nomination in Karratha will take place on Monday 6 August. It will provide a community forum to discuss the importance and value of nominating the region ...

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01 Jun
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Help EDOWA fight for climate justice!

The Environmental Defender’s Office WA has provided significant assistance to FARA and protecting the rock art of the Burrup. So we’re really happy to have the opportunity to now support them fight climate change,which impacts on every aspect of our ...

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08 May
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FARA fights back!

Letter writing campaign: To stop the WA State government actively promoting more industry on the Burrup, rather than moving it to Maitland Estate, we need to write to the following politicians immediately… Write letters and make phone calls telling the ...

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06 May
0

The Maitland Industrial Precinct – #locateindustryresponsibly

In 2002, there were strong recommendations to place all future industry on the Burrup in the Maitland Industrial Precinct. There are many sound reasons for this, and the site is still available for industrial use. FARA is not opposed to development ...

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25 Apr
0

Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’

Press release: The Greens (WA) spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Robin Chapple MLC.   Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’ Friday, 20th April 2018 View Robin Chapple Greens MLC for Mining and Pastoral speaking on this (20 April 2018) The ...

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25 Apr
0

FARA’s response to proposed further development on the Burrup

Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. PRESS RELEASE Fri 20 April 2018 Friends of Australian Rock Art (FARA) is appalled and incensed at the WA Premier’s latest plans for further industrial development on the Burrup peninsula, as revealed by the ...

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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, ...

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