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Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program releases report on first year of work
The most extensive scientific study to date to examine the impact of industrial air emissions on the rock art engravings of Muru...
Giovanni Torre 15 Dec 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 t...
Emma Ruben 21 Apr 2023
Murujuga's rock art, heritage and culture must be protected
In the case of Murujuga —the rock art-rich Burrup Peninsula and nearby Dampier Archipelago in northern Western Australia — you’d...
Why we are seeking World Heritage Listing for the Murujuga Cultural Landscape
Last Friday the Ngarda-Ngarli – the Traditional Owners and Custodians for Murujuga in Western Australia’s Pilbara region – celeb...
Peter Jeffries 16 Feb 2023
Murujuga: A place to be preserved for the sake of all humanity
The Murujuga Cultural Landscape in Western Australia is a remarkable place. Sitting at the tip of the Pilbara, where the bright...
Tanya Plibersek 13 Feb 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
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
This 'Star Trek phaser' plays a core role in understanding impacts of emissions on Murujuga's rock art

A police speed radar, season one Star Trek phaser, laser tag blaster - Ben Mullins has heard it all when it comes to the high tech gear he carries around Murujuga in WA's Pilbara r...

Tom Zaunmayr Aug 21, 2022
Ngarluma mayaga in plea to channel Juukan Gorge outrage against Murujuga fertiliser plant plan

A prominent Indigenous tour guide has urged Australians incensed by Rio Tinto's destructed of Juukan Gorge to turn their focus onto a urea plant earmarked for a site near Murujuga'...

Tom Zaunmayr Aug 19, 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
Gas hub opponents take fight to the United Nations, march on Murujuga

Fresh from speaking at the United Nations last week, a group of Traditional Owners led a march on Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula) on Sunday to express their opposition to further indus...

Giovanni Torre Jul 19, 2022
Shuck & ore: the oyster project growing in Australia's iron heartland

A fledgling edible oyster play in Australia's iron ore heartland has pushed back its product launch date as the project approaches a "critical time" in its three-year research jour...

Tom Zaunmayr Apr 29, 2022
The six clauses Traditional Owners say gag them from raising Murujuga concerns

A group of Pilbara Traditional Owners have urged the WA Government in a letter to scrap clauses they say are stifling their ability to raise concerns about industrial development o...

Tom Zaunmayr Mar 26, 2022
No tolerance for rock art impact as World Heritage bid progresses: Murujuga boss

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation has played down reports it sought a stake in Woodside's Scarborough Gas project while confirming nomination of Murujuga National Park's rock art for...

Guest Author Feb 22, 2022
When flour theft led to genocide - remembering the Flying Foam Massacre

When a domino falls it sparks a chain reaction, one which without meticulous planning often leads to unexpected results. And so it was in 1868 when a group of Yaburara men stole...

Tom Zaunmayr Feb 16, 2022
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