Category Archives: NEWS

31 Mar
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Committee formed to progress Burrup recognition

The West Australian Alicia Perera, Pilbara News, 25 March 2019 A committee formed to progress the Burrup Peninsula’s nomination for World Heritage listing held its first meeting in Karratha last week. The Murujuga World Heritage Committee aims to record the outstanding ...

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31 Mar
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American whalers recorded voyages in Australian rock art, study reveals

An new slant on an ancient story  from National Geographic Australia John Pickrell, 3 March 2019 (Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.) Text chiselled into boulders more ...

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18 Mar
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Acid Test – Weekend Australian Magazine feature on Dr John Black and the Burrup Rock Art

Acid Test Weekend Australian Magazine 16 march 2019 by Victoria Laurie The biggest and oldest collection of rock art in the world lies hard up against a booming resources precinct. Can they really coexist? Read the recent feature, kindly provided ...

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01 Mar
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Status of World Heritage Listing – parliamentary question

Hon Robin Chapple is strongly continuing to push for World Heritage Listing for the Burrup. Here’s a recent Question without Notice and the Minister for Environment’s response (12 February 2019).

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01 Mar
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Murujuga’s engravings under threat from industrial fumes

Thank you to Frank McKone for this wonderful Letters to the editor, The Canberra Times, December 13, 2018 Murujuga’s engravings under threat from industrial fumes       

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01 Mar
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FARA AGM 2019

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. (FARA) will be held on Saturday 13 April 2019, 1.30 pm at 41 Havelock St, West Perth. Our special Guest Speaker will be Melissa Parke. Please join ...

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18 Feb
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Murujuga Rock Art – DWER releases strategy

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has released its Murujuga Rock Art Strategy. The Murujuga Rock Art Strategy is a monitoring, analysis and decision-making framework to protect the Aboriginal rock art located on Murujuga. ***FARA’s response to the strategy document*** ...

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18 Feb
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State Govt to put evidence behind industry impact on Burrup rock art

West Australian – Tom Zaunmayr Friday, 15 February 2019 Decades of bickering over the impact of heavy industry on Australia’s biggest rock art gallery could be put to bed, with the State Government set to turn up the focus on air ...

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04 Feb
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Tim Winton on WA’s priceless heritage

View Tim Winton – patron of Murujuga World Heritage Summit – talk about the Murrujuga rock art (2 August 2018 – UWA Centre for Rock Art Research + Management)   Tim Winton – patron of Murujuga World Heritage Summit CRAR+M is ...

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12 Jan
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Help ruin Woodside’s New Year – we need you to act AGAIN

Yet another urgent appeal as more industry threatens the Burrup rock art. Many thanks to all of you who responded to our urgent pleas back in November to send in requests to WA’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to make Public ...

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