Murujuga traditional custodians call out ‘gag clause’ in WA government industrial agreement and demand pause on new industrial

The National Tribune
24 March 2022

Murujuga Elders and Traditional Custodians will attend WA Parliament this morning to deliver an open letter to the WA government and later meet with Woodside representatives to request an immediate pause on all industrial development on Murujuga (the Burrup Peninsula) until adequate consultation occurs.

The letter to the WA government and Woodside shareholders is signed by more than two dozen custodians of Murujuga, including Elders, cultural advisors and the current and former chairperson of the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC). MAC represents the five language groups with custodianship of the Burrup Peninsula – also known as Murujuga – where big polluters, heavy industry and globally significant cultural heritage sites coexist precariously.

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