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WA Liberals vow to scrap Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act
WA Liberals are trying to cash in on confusion and discontent surrounding the state’s new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act, vowi...
Giovanni Torre 29 Jul 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 da...
David Prestipino 28 Jun 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 h...
David Prestipino 12 Jun 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 Abori...
Giovanni Torre 23 Apr 2023
Stephen Dawson booted from Western Australian Aboriginal Affairs portfolio
Questions have arisen about Western Australia’s Aboriginal Affairs Department after Minister Stephen Dawson was stripped of the...
Rachael Knowles 21 Dec 2021
WA Government cops backlash after passing of Cultural Heritage Bill

Criticism has continued for the Western Australian Government after the Cultural Heritage Bill was passed without amendment on Wednesday night. The Bill, which was passed less t...

Rachael Knowles Dec 16, 2021
BREAKING: WA Cultural Heritage Bill passes without amendment

Despite grave concerns raised by Aboriginal land councils, legal experts, investor groups and the United Nations, Western Australia’s Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act was passed un...

Giovanni Torre Dec 15, 2021
WA Cultural Heritage Bill to be pushed through Parliament despite opposition

The controversial WA Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill is expected to pass through Parliament today. The bill has gained strong opposition from Aboriginal leaders, land councils...

Rachael Knowles Dec 14, 2021
WA Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill to be rammed through Parliament

The Western Australian government’s Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill, which keeps the final say over important heritage decisions with the Minister and not Aboriginal people, is e...

Giovanni Torre Nov 18, 2021
Fight for the Martuwarra continues

More than 43,000 people have urged the State Government to listen to Traditional Owners and protect the Martuwarra Fitzroy River in a petition in response to the Government’s discu...

Giovanni Torre Oct 21, 2021
Social licence a watchdog for heritage

Corporate social responsibility is an intangible concept; it is a value, idea or concept. It has evolved from the idea of businesses or businesspeople “doing the right thing” by t...

Tom Zaunmayr Oct 21, 2021
Rio Tinto accused of providing false information to parliamentary inquiry

The Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation (WGAC) has alleged that mining giant Rio Tinto provided incorrect information to an inquiry into the destruction of Aboriginal artefacts...

Giovanni Torre Sep 20, 2021
WA Government continues to put Traditional Owners last

Western Australia’s Labor Government has tried to maintain an image that it is a trusted friend of Australian First Nations People. But when you read and review the state budget f...

Guest Author Sep 16, 2021
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