Category Archives: NEWS

29 Aug
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State to seek World Heritage Listing for Burrup Peninsula rock art

State to seek World Heritage Listing for Burrup Peninsula rock art (Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.)Emma Young WA Today, 27 August 2018 ‘At Hearsons Cove on ...

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29 Aug
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Explainer: why the rock art of Murujuga deserves World Heritage status

Explainer: why the rock art of Murujuga deserves World Heritage status (Warning: Linked news stories may include images that are culturally sensitive. Unfortunately, FARA has no control over external websites.) The Conversation ABC, 27 August 2018 A highly informative background article ...

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29 Aug
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Murujuga nominated for World Heritage List

On Monday 27 August 2018, WA Premier Mark McGowan announced that the WA State Government will recommend nominating the globally significant rock art of Murujuga (the Burrup Peninsula) for UNESCO’s Tentative World Heritage List. While this is great news, FARA and ...

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29 Aug
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State Government nominates Murujuga for World Heritage List

URGENT CALL OUT in defence of the Murujuga Rock Art The world’s oldest and largest collection of rock art has never been closer to destruction than right now. Perdaman, Wesfarmers, Coogee Chemicals and Mitsubushi are currently trying to establish two ...

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05 Aug
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World Heritage Summit on Murujuga

A summit organised by The University of Western Australia about the Murujuga/Burrup World Heritage Nomination in Karratha will take place on Monday 6 August. It will provide a community forum to discuss the importance and value of nominating the region ...

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05 Aug
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Tim Winton named as Patron for the World Heritage Summit

The  UWA Centre for Rock Art Research + Management  (CRAR+M) has announced the Patron for the World Heritage Summit on Murujuga on Monday 6th August is the incredible Tim Winton! Author of 29 books which celebrate Western Australian landscapes and ...

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02 Jul
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Burrup FOI response suggests “something to hide”

From the West Australian, Friday, 29 June 2018 Mining and Pastoral MLC Robin Chapple has accused the State Government of going to “unprecedented lengths” to hide details of two major industrial projects proposed for the rock art-rich Burrup Peninsula after ...

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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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