Category Archives: NEWS

01 Mar
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Tim Winton uses Perth Festival address to denounce fossil fuel reliance, arts sponsorship

Tim Winton uses Perth Festival address to denounce fossil fuel reliance, arts sponsorship ABC Radio Perth / By Alicia Bridges and Jo Trilling 28 February 2022 Acclaimed author Tim Winton has used a closing address at the Perth Festival to ...

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01 Mar
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Conservationists lose legal bid to stop Woodside’s Scarborough LNG

WA Today and The Age Peter Milne, March 1, 2022 — 10.28am Conservationists lose legal bid to stop Woodside’s Scarborough LNG The Conservation Council of Western Australia has lost a bid to overturn environmental approvals vital to Woodside’s Scarborough natural gas ...

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01 Mar
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Yara says chemical contamination on Burrup Peninsula poses ‘no risk’, but scientist fears pollution

ABC News Samantha Goerling Posted Friday 25 Feb 2022 at 9:20am Yara says chemical contamination on Burrup Peninsula poses ‘no risk’, but scientist fears pollution An ammonium nitrate company in the Pilbara claims multiple releases of effluent from its plant ...

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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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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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