Category Archives: NEWS

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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01 Nov
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More Woodside/McGowan greenwashing

WAtoday By Peter Milne| October 30, 2021 Mark McGowan should be red-faced after greenwashing Woodside’s hydrogen plan In summary: West Australian Premier Mark McGowan announced on Monday that Woodside may build a $1 billion gas plant in Kwinana south of ...

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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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27 Oct
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Woodside’s latest greenwashing

Have you heard the latest Woodside greenwashing? Piers Verstegen, Policy and Legal Director of the Conservation Council of Western Australia writes: You may have heard about Woodside’s proposed H2Perth Hydrogen facility announced yesterday. As you know, Woodside is no stranger to ...

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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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Burrup rock art monitoring company dismissed

Sydney-based Puliyapang, the company awarded $7 million to monitor industrial emissions on 47,000-year-old rock art in Western Australia’s north has been dismissed for breach of contract. Read more: The Australian 10 June 2021 (subscription required) ‘Priceless’ Burrup Peninsula rock art ...

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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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