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Exclusive: Woodside activist before court, charged with serious offences
Activist Raelene Cooper will appear in Karratha Magistrate's Court on a string of serious charges later this month. The Mardudh...
David Prestipino 2 Feb 2024
Source criticises ABC decision to hand protest footage to WA Police
Climate activists fear they may be imprisoned after the ABC said it would hand footage from a Four Corners program of them prote...
David Prestipino 27 Oct 2023
Woodside calls for gas-permitting reforms after ruling on inadequate consultation
Woodside's chief executive is calling for urgent reform of Australia's offshore approvals process after the Federal Court threat...
Derek Rose 18 Oct 2023
Police tactics in the spotlight after ABC airs controversial Woodside documentary
The conduct of the ABC for its underground investigation into climate protestors and police tactics appears the tip of the icebe...
David Prestipino 10 Oct 2023
Opinion: Home protests cross the line
The National Indigenous Times is a forum for big ideas. We elevate the voices of Indigenous Australians, and on a daily basis, p...
Reece Harley 21 Sep 2023
Global eye on Burrup art as heritage custodians gather

More than 40,000 years ago, Aboriginal people of Murujuga began carving art into stone on the Burrup peninsula in Western Australia. The cultural landscape is nominated for world...

Eelemarni Close-Brown Aug 31, 2023
WA Premier demands answers from ABC over protest at Woodside CEO's home

West Australian Premier Roger Cook intends to seek answers from ABC management on why it had a film crew present at a climate protest outside Woodside Energy boss Meg O'Neill's fam...

David Prestipino Aug 2, 2023
Protesters who trespassed Woodside boss Meg O’Neill’s family home charged

The ABC has denied knowledge protesters would allegedly trespass the family home of Woodside Energy boss Meg O'Neill as WA Police laid charges over the incident on Wednesday mornin...

David Prestipino Aug 2, 2023
'Designed to threaten': "Extremists" trespass family home of Woodside CEO

A group of "extremist" protesters accompanied by camera crews allegedly trespassed the family home of Woodside Energy CEO Meg O’Neill on Tuesday morning. The company said on Tuesd...

David Prestipino Aug 1, 2023
Woodside CEO backs Voice, says company moved sacred rock art in the past

Woodside Energy chief executive officer Meg O'Neill said this week that the company backed a Voice to Parliament in an address to the National Press Club which included confirmatio...

Emma Ruben Apr 21, 2023
"Extraordinary" Murujuga Cultural Landscape nominated for World Heritage List

The Australian government has nominated Murujuga Cultural Landscape for inscription on the World Heritage List. The nomination, announced Friday, was submitted to the UNESCO World...

Giovanni Torre Feb 10, 2023
WA Police raid home of outspoken Burrup campaigner

The home of Mardudhunera woman Raelene Cooper, who is campaigning to protect ancient rock art in Western Australia’s north from further industrialisation, was raided by WA Police o...

Giovanni Torre Dec 4, 2022
Federal Government agrees to probe of industry impact on Murujuga cultural heritage

The Federal Government will review industrial development on Murujuga in response to an appeal raising concerns about the threat to ancient Aboriginal rock art in the area. The...

Giovanni Torre Sep 15, 2022
Yindjibarndi Elder calls for Burrup industry deal to be torn up over sacred site protection snub

A respected Pilbara Elder has urged the WA Government to tear up a 19-year-old industry deal amid growing concerns Traditional Owners have limited power to stop destruction of sacr...

Tom Zaunmayr Aug 30, 2022
Federal government rejects bid to halt Perdaman's Burrup fertiliser plant

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has rejected a call to stop a $4.5 billion fertiliser plant in WA's North West over Aboriginal heritage concerns. Opponents of the p...

Giovanni Torre Aug 23, 2022
Stephen van Leeuwen relished his life exploring Murujuga. Now he is leading efforts to protect it's rock art

Botanical ecologist Stephen van Leeuwen recalls with joy his decades spent exploring Murujuga's remote sandy beaches, rock art-filled gorges and mangrove-lined bays. The Wardand...

Tom Zaunmayr Aug 23, 2022
Federal Govt halts Pilbara urea plant works amid Indigenous heritage concerns

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has reached an agreement for a 30-day halt to the development of a Western Australian fertiliser plant that a group of Indigenous activists say...

Guest Author Jul 21, 2022
Feds called on to halt Burrup urea plant works to allow rock art assessment

A group of Traditional Owners have called for more Federal intervention following works approval for the Perdaman urea plant on Murujuga, in WA's Pilbara region. Mardudhunera wo...

Giovanni Torre Jul 20, 2022
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