Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

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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02 Oct
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Burrup Peninsula players ponder move in push for World Heritage status

(Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.)  Peter Milne, The West Australian, Monday, 1 October 2018 The push for developing future industry on the Maitland Industrial Area is gaining momentum! ...

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11 Sep
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#locateindustryresponsibly – update

FARA has come across further evidence that there are far better sites for industry in the Pilbara, and that government has long been endorsing these alternatives. The Pilbara Heavy Industry Site Evaluation: Karratha Area is a document prepared in 1993 for the ...

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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
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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
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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
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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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