World heritage hopes pinned on archaeological dig in Burrup Peninsula industrial heartland

Ancient secrets of Burrup revealed

Archaeologists are working to provide firm dates for Aboriginal presence on Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula). Murujuga was one of the sites affected by the large-scale state sanctioned de-registrations of Aboriginal heritage sites in WA  (here and here). Murujuga ranger Geoffrey Togo hopes the archaeological finds “will make the Government listen and agree with what we as Aboriginal people are saying, that these sites need to be protected”.

The full article is available on ABC News.

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