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Kimberley Mineral Sands slammed for misleading statement on Land Council's "consent"
A mining company operating in Western Australia's north has falsely claimed it had the consent of the Kimberley Land Council for...
Giovanni Torre 18 Dec 2023
Kaurna Ancestors return home, reburied at Wangayarta in watershed ceremony
 On Tuesday 12 December members of the Kaurna community and supporters gathered at Wangayarta, the Kaurna memorial park at Smith...
Giovanni Torre 13 Dec 2023
Rio Tinto under scrutiny after blasting at Pilbara mine disturbs another ancient rock shelter
A new investigation is under way after blasting at a Rio Tinto mine site in the Pilbara disturbed an ancient rock shelter. The s...
Giovanni Torre 22 Sep 2023
Community heartbroken after sacred sandhills damaged
Traditional Owners have been left devastated after unauthorised earthworks destroyed a sacred Aboriginal heritage site in the Fl...
Jacob Shteyman 18 Sep 2023
WA government releases new draft Aboriginal heritage regulations
New draft regulations concerning Aboriginal heritage laws in Western Australia were made public Wednesday. The proposed re...
Zak Kirkup 14 Sep 2023
PKKP threatens to go solo after WA cultural heritage backflip

The Traditional Owners of a sacred cave destroyed by Rio Tinto in 2020 have threatened to disregard compliance-driven heritage requirements after reports the West Australian govern...

David Prestipino Aug 7, 2023
WA cultural heritage law decision soon

The West Australian government says a final decision about changes to its controversial cultural heritage laws will be made soon, amid reports it plans to dump the month-old legisl...

Aaron Bunch Aug 6, 2023
Juukan Gorge owners PKKP and Fortescue negotiate land use deal

Fortescue Metals and PKKP Aboriginal Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding they hope will lead to join management of current and future projects on Puutu Kunti Kurr...

David Prestipino Jul 13, 2023
Ancestral remains to return home to north Queensland almost 100 years later

Ancestral remains taken by an anthropologist in the 1930s and now held by the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council will be returned to the Weipa Peninsula people of north Queensla...

Nick Gibbs Jul 5, 2023
Backlash at handling of WA's new Aboriginal heritage laws forces major change

The WA Government has made a raft of eleventh-hour concessions to its controversial new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act just days from its July 1 implementation. The biggest chan...

David Prestipino Jun 28, 2023
Farmers, Traditional Owners want new cultural heritage laws delayed

There is concern from both the farming and First Nations communities as Western Australia prepares for new Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation to come into effect. The new leg...

David Prestipino Jun 12, 2023
Rally demands federal environment minister step in to halt controversial NT gas hub

A rally organised by GetUp targetted the office of Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek in Sydney on Monday, calling for greater cultural heritage protection for Darwin Har...

Callan Morse May 29, 2023
Tough laws to clamp down on Aboriginal heritage vandals

The destruction of sacred rock shelters in another state has prompted South Australia to toughen penalties for disturbing or damaging Aboriginal heritage. The maximum penalty for...

Tim Dornin May 17, 2023
Traditional Owners fear 'toxic legacy' as NT mine fight hits hurdle

Traditional Owners from the Northern Territory and conservationists who recently lost their legal challenge against a decision to reduce the $520million security bond on the McArth...

David Prestipino May 2, 2023
WA government announces $77million to boost Aboriginal heritage protection system

The Western Australian government has announced a $77 million funding boost over the next four years to manage and protect Aboriginal cultural heritage in Western Australia.On Sund...

Giovanni Torre Apr 23, 2023
First Nations Elders win campaign to change name of Lake Monger

The Town of Cambridge council has unanimously supported a motion to investigate changing the name of Lake Monger in Wembley to Galup.First Nations Elders campaigned for the wetland...

David Prestipino Apr 4, 2023
22,000-year-old rock art in the Garden Ranges returned to Taungurung control

On Saturday the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation and the Taungurung Land and Waters Council came together with community to celebrate the return of the Garden Range Rock Art Sit...

Giovanni Torre Mar 7, 2023
Kangaralpi Tiiwa Kanyira: Retaining our ways from ancient times

Across the deserts, in communities at the farthest reaches of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory, mobile phones are buzzing, Elders are planning, swags a...

Kado Muir Mar 6, 2023
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