Category Archives: CAMPAIGNS

13 Feb
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BURRUP ROCK ART Lecture series with the Frieds of the Art Gallery of WA

Take this great opportunity to learn more about the Burrup’s rock art in a series of lectures from a variety of perspectives. Flyer – Ancient Petroglyphs of the Dampier Archipelago 11am, Saturday 18 February Lecture 1: Protection and preservation of ...

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13 Feb
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CSIRO pulled out of Burrup Peninsula Rock Art Study

CSIRO scientists pulled out of a joint study into the Aboriginal rock art on Burrup Peninsula that the Western Australian government had asked them to do. It can now be revealed that CSIRO scientists Deborah Lau and David Alexander were asked ...

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13 Feb
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CSIRO errors put 30,000-year-old indigenous rock art at risk

Series of errors by the CSIRO has placed the world’s largest collection of indigenous rock art at risk The Burrup Peninsula (Murujuga) in the Pilbara region of Western Australia has more than one million rock art engravings. These are distributed over ...

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14 Nov
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Murujuga (Burrup) Rock Art Conservation Project

 

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12 Aug
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Resisting the proposed amendments to the Western Australian Aboriginal Heritage Act

FARA has been supporting Aboriginal leaders and communities in fighting the outrageous proposed amendments to the AHA which will see the protection of Aboriginal heritage put at greater risk. Details  

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11 Aug
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Vandalism on the Burrup

Reports of recent vandalism on the Burrup highlight the lack of protection provided by the State and Commonwealth Governments Vandalism report: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-14/ancient-rock-art-being-defaced-in-pilbara/5450424

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10 Aug
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Senators Scott Ludlum & Larissa Waters pursue the protection of the Burrup

We have been working with the Greens Senators to maintain pressure for World Heritage Listing of the Burrup, on compliance with EPBC conditions in the development of the Technical Ammonium Nitrate Plant and the ongoing matter of air emissions. WHL: http://greensmps.org.au/content/video/senate-estimates-painfully-slow-progress-world-heritage-listing-burrup-and-dampier-arc ...

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08 Aug
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Breakthrough on Air Emissions Battle

FARA member Dr John Black has been pursuing express concerns about the adequacy of the science conducted to substantiate claims made by industry and government such as, “… it is unlikely that the relatively small quantities of NO2 and NH3 ...

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07 Aug
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Dampier Archipelago – World Heritage

FARA continuously fights for World Heritage listing of the Dampier Archipelago as a crucial step in protecting and promting the importance of the area. To add your voice to this process, print off FARA’s World Heritage listing petition and send ...

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12 Jul
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BURRUP PENINSULA REMOVED FROM WA HERITAGE REGISTER!

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