Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

21 Mar
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FARA Press Release 19 March 2022

Federal government abandons environment and heritage to the states while fast tracking industrial approvals Last year the Federal Government invited Professor Graeme Samuel to review the Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999. One of his key recommendations was the ...

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21 Feb
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FARA AGM 2022

The 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. (FARA) will be held on Saturday 26 March 2022, 1 pm via Zoom. If not a life member, please ensure that your membership is up to date! Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners Welcome ...

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09 Nov
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Investors warned Woodside’s $16 billion Scarborough LNG a risk without approvals

Sydney Morning Herald Peter Milne November 8, 2021 Woodside is planning to risk sanctioning its $16 billion Scarborough LNG project in December without having the major regulatory approvals in place, according to an analysis the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) ...

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29 Oct
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Highest concentration of rock art in the world could be ‘gone in 100 years’

ABC Pilbara / By James Liveris Posted 29 November 2021 Highest concentration of rock art in the world could be ‘gone in 100 years’ Scientists around the world say the findings of a new report claiming industrial pollution has no ...

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26 Oct
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A Way Forward: Final report into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge

As part of A Way Forward: Final report into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge from the Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia, we’d like to highlight the following comments (which can be found on page 51) from the Murujuga Aboriginal ...

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19 Oct
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Irrefutable scientific evidence that Murujuga rock art is being destroyed by industrial emissions

Hot off the press yesterday: irrefutable scientific evidence that Murujuga rock art IS being destroyed by Burrup industrial emissions from Woodside, Yara et al.: The paper Impact of industrial pollution on the rock art of Murujuga, Western Australia was published yesterday ...

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28 Jul
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Halt presentation of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020

FARA supports calls by WA Traditional Owners to halt presentation of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020 In the last month, the Aboriginal Heritage Action Alliance (AHAA) and the WA Alliance of Native Title Representative Bodies and Service Providers have ...

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10 Jun
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Minister’s further approvals for the Woodside Scarborough and Pluto LNG expansion

Our friends at the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) have been very busy. On 8 June 2021, they released this media statement: Today further approvals for the Woodside Scarborough and Pluto LNG expansion have been provided by the WA Minister for Environment; ...

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10 Jun
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Woodside’s Scarborough gas proposal – what the press is saying

There have been a lot of news about Woodside’s Scarborough gas proposal ‘greenwashing’, and how it not only threatens the Murujuga rock art but has the potential to produce an additional 1.6 billion tonnes of emissions, equivalent to building 15 new coal ...

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04 May
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Ammonia Plant, Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula), Renewable Hydrogen Project – additional information

Send your submission to EPA by Monday 10 May Companies should be commended for replacing fossil fuel energy with renewable energy sources such as solar. However, we are very concerned that the proposal by Yara Pilbara Fertilisers to establish a ...

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