Burrup listing in election spotlight


"The coexistence of industry, history, culture and nature on the Burrup is set to become an election flashpoint yet again as calls strengthen to protect the sacred rock art on the peninsula.

A campaign has been running for more than a decade to list the peninsula because of the presence of tens of thousands of indigenous rock carvings, some of which are believed to be more than 50,000 years old.

Greens Pilbara candidate Brent McKenna said support from Premier Colin Barnett and Nationals leader Brendon Grylls had been little more than “sound bites” to date."

Read the full story on thewest.com.au here.

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