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Report

Protection of Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula

21 Mar 2018
Description

This report comprises seven chapters, as follows:

• Chapter 1 — contains an introduction to the Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula, and Yara Pilbara and its operations on the Burrup Peninsula;

• Chapter 2 — provides an overview of the environmental and heritage protection legislation which applies to industrial development on the Burrup Peninsula;

• Chapter 3 — canvasses concerns raised by submitters in relation to the impact of existing and future industrial development on the Aboriginal rock art, human health and the environment;

• Chapter 4 — explores concerns raised in relation to monitoring programs and subsequent reports utilised by industry and regulators;

• Chapter 5 — canvasses issues raised in relation to the compliance, monitoring and management of Yara Pilbara's facilities on the Burrup Peninsula;

• Chapter 6 — explores the evidence that beyond industrial development, the rock art of the Burrup Peninsula faces threats from vandalism and unrestricted access to the area. This chapter also examines the additional protections which could be afforded to the rock art through education programs, enforcement activity, and World Heritage listing; and

• Chapter 7 — provides a committee view.

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978-1-76010-664-5
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CC BY-NC-ND
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2018
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