Explosive new research findings will reveal the extent to which Murujuga rock art is being destroyed rapidly by industrial pollution.
The Burrup Peninsula and Murujuga National Park holds the greatest known concentration of rock art in the world, with an estimated one million engravings spread over less than 400 square kilometres. It has some of the oldest surviving art, with recent research suggesting ages greater than that of European Cave art. The area has amongst the oldest human face depictions anywhere in the world.
The new WA Labour Government pledged to nominate the area to the UNESCO World Heritage list in its election campaign and it is now acting on this commitment.
But… new findings show the increasing speed at which industrial pollution is destroying the art. Hear the evidence. Find out what you can do about it.
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DATE: Wednesday 30 August 2017
TIME: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm AWST
LOCATION: University of Western Australia (UWA), Alexander Lecture Theatre, Perth, WA 6009
35 Stirling Hwy, Perth Stirling Highway
Use Hackett Entrance 1 off Hackett Drive and park in UWA Car Park 3. Alexander Lecture Theatre is on ground floor of Arts Building immediately north of this car park.