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A history of destruction: why the WA Aboriginal cultural heritage bill will not prevent another Juukan Gorge-like disaster

Western Australia’s Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2021 is set to become law. But the new legislation states one elected official will decide whether heritage sites are destroyed for development.
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The Wet Tropics’ wildlife is celebrated worldwide. Its cultural heritage? Not so much

Australians should see the rainforest as a cultural landscape – one that has been managed and maintained by people, rather than just a relic unchanged since the dinosaurs.
S Wright

In a first discovery of its kind, researchers have uncovered an ancient Aboriginal archaeological site preserved on the seabed

Submerged in the waters off Western Australia lies an ancient site home to Aboriginal people thousands of years ago, when sea levels were lower than they are today.
Caroline Spry

How a stone wedged in a gum tree shows the resilience of Aboriginal culture in Australia

An Aboriginal tree on Wiradjuri Country is much younger than anybody thought.

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