New partnership to improve heritage management

Sites in Western Australia’s Weld Range will be investigated and documented in a new partnership involving Wajarri Traditional Owners and archaeologists from The University of Western Australia.

The remote area is home to the National Heritage listed Wilgie Mia and Little Wilgie ochre mines. It’s known to contain at least 18 sites of critical cultural importance including ecologically diverse hunting and camping grounds, rock shelters and burial grounds.

A key goal of the federally funded Weld Range Web of Knowledge project is to produce a cultural heritage management plan for prospective land users to ensure a collective approach to heritage management.

Read more at University of Western Australia