CSIRO scientists pulled out of a joint study into the Aboriginal rock art on Burrup Peninsula that the Western Australian government had asked them to do.

It can now be revealed that CSIRO scientists Deborah Lau and David Alexander were asked by the WA government’s Burrup Rock Art Technical Working Group to work with former CSIRO assistant divisional chief John Black on a scientific paper examining colour change of the Aboriginal rock art on the Burrup.

The CSIRO has failed to carry out this request, despite the scientists agreeing to do so while on the working group.

Read more at the Sydney Morning Herald in an article by theri science editor Marcus Strom