Category Archives: NEWS

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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23 Nov
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Sorry, but we need you to act AGAIN

Another urgent appeal as more industry threatens the Burrup rock art. (Thanks for Robin Chapple MLC for the text below) Dear friends Last week we sent you an email about the world’s oldest and largest collection of rock art that ...

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18 Nov
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Wesfarmers and Perdaman advance WA petrochemical plans for Burrup Peninsula

Wesfarmers and Perdaman advance WA petrochemical plans for Burrup Peninsula Peter Milne, The West Australian Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Two proposed petrochemical developments on the Burrup Peninsula — Wesfarmers’ methanol plant and Perdaman’s urea plant — have taken a step ...

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16 Nov
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The Burrup needs you. We must act by 20 November 2018

URGENT CALL OUT in defence of the Murujuga Rock Art UPDATE – Submission have now closed. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for any news. THANK YOU to everyone to pitched in. The world’s oldest and largest collection of ...

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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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