More de-registered sites since the Supreme Court decision on invalid interpretation of Section 5b (sacred, ritual, ceremonial sites)

The latest parliamentary questions from the Hon. Robin Chapple and the Hon. Lynn McLaren from the WA Greens highlight more Aboriginal sites that have been removed from the Aboriginal sites register since the Port Hedland Port Supreme Court test case. In April 2015 the Supreme Court found the Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee’s interpretation of Section 5b of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (which defines sacred, ritual and ceremonial sites) was invalid. AHAA question the governments de-registration of these sites in light of the Supreme Court decision, and asks on what basis they are continuing to de-register Aboriginal sites. See the following link for the recent parliamentary questions asked Wed 16 September 2015. 2015-09-16 QWON 11 more sites removed ACMC

The following parliamentary questions relates to Roe 8 and registered site ‘Bibra Lake’.

2015-09-16 QWON Sites on Bibra Lake

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