Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced the establishment of a Burrup Rock Art Stakeholder Reference Group to oversee finalisation and implementation of the Burrup Rock Art Strategy, which will provide a long-term framework to monitor, analyse and address any changes to the Aboriginal rock art from emissions.

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the strategy in partnership with the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation.

The new reference group will meet for the first time on September 10, 2018.

Dr Ron Edwards has been appointed as the independent chairperson of the stakeholder reference group.

Friends of Australian Rock Art and the Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, The University of Western Australia have been included as members of the group.

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