Category Archives: NEWS

01 Jun
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Help EDOWA fight for climate justice!

The Environmental Defender’s Office WA has provided significant assistance to FARA and protecting the rock art of the Burrup. So we’re really happy to have the opportunity to now support them fight climate change,which impacts on every aspect of our ...

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15 May
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Another agency, another perspective

Oh the irony of this recent ‘advertorial’ from The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions! They do mention World Heritage – but not for Murujuga, our newest national park.   We can all help to conserve our parks World Heritage areas are ...

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15 May
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Chevron shows no concern for rock art

Do you think Chevron cares? We don’t think so.   You might like to write to them too! Chevron’s Hearne outlines concept for sharing North West gas infrastructure Chevron Australia managing director Nigel Hearne has outlined a concept for the ...

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10 May
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More alternative sites for industry – $18 million wasted

Urea plant plan for Collie off the table A multi-billion dollar urea manufacturing plant in Collie has again been shelved with Perdaman Industries taking the project north. The $4.3 billion fertiliser plant is set to be built on the Burrup ...

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06 May
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The Maitland Industrial Precinct – #locateindustryresponsibly

In 2002, there were strong recommendations to place all future industry on the Burrup in the Maitland Industrial Precinct. There are many sound reasons for this, and the site is still available for industrial use. FARA is not opposed to development ...

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25 Apr
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Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’

Press release: The Greens (WA) spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Robin Chapple MLC.   Greens lock horns with McGowan over Burrup ‘betrayal’ Friday, 20th April 2018 View Robin Chapple Greens MLC for Mining and Pastoral speaking on this (20 April 2018) The ...

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25 Apr
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FARA’s response to proposed further development on the Burrup

Friends of Australian Rock Art Inc. PRESS RELEASE Fri 20 April 2018 Friends of Australian Rock Art (FARA) is appalled and incensed at the WA Premier’s latest plans for further industrial development on the Burrup peninsula, as revealed by the ...

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25 Apr
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WA accused of undermining Burrup peninsula’s world heritage listing

Western Australian government accused of being ‘deceitful’ for considering industrial development on site Read FARA’s response (FARA press release 20.4.18) to this appalling about-face by the Premier, and Robin Chapple’s response (Chapple media release 20.4.18)

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25 Apr
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WA Premier reneges on WHL for the Burrup

Burrup Peninsula industry and World Heritage proposal ‘go together’, Premier says Disturbing news from our state premier may not only prevent World Heritage Listing, but further add to the destruction of this priceless art and cultural masterpiece. Friends of Australian ...

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01 Apr
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Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process

“Burrup Peninsula begins world heritage status process” 5.00am News Radio National, 29 March 2018, 5am (Running time 0.37 minutes) JEFFRIES, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation: Summary: The Burrup Peninsula in the Pilbara could soon be given world heritage status after traditional owners ...

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