Media & Updates

Update from the Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program

Amid steaming heat, a wide range of scientific fieldwork has been underway on Murujuga this month as MAC Rangers and scientists progress the collection of data for the Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program (MRAMP). Curtin University Professor Ben Mullins and his team of engineers and air quality experts have been checking and installing additional instrumentation in some of the 21 new air...

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In our own words: World Heritage for the Murujuga Cultural Landscape

Photo: Pansy Hicks is one of the members of the Murujuga Circle of Elders who speaks in the video. The nomination for World Heritage Listing of the Murujuga Cultural Landscape has been led by the Murujuga Circle of Elders and MAC Board and team. In this 3 minute video, some of those involved share their thoughts on what they hope the nomination will...

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World Heritage nomination places Ngarda-Ngarli at heart of decision-making for Murujuga

Members of the Murujuga Circle of Elders, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation Board of Directors and MAC membership today celebrated the submission of the World Heritage nomination for the Murujuga Cultural Landscape to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The Murujuga Cultural Landscape is an area of around 100,000 hectares that includes the Burrup Peninsula, Dampier Archipelago, and the...

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Temporary National Park Closure

The Murujuga National Park north of Withnell Bay will be closed to the public through to the end of 2024 to facilitate the construction of the $27.3 million access road and day-use facilities. The new road will provide a main entry point to the Murujuga National Park and will facilitate 2WD drive access to Conzinc Bay, providing improved access for both locals and tourists. The 2-year...

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Murujuga rocks under city microscope

Rocks from Murujuga are front and centre of testing and analysis underway at the WA ChemCentre at Curtin University. Selected from sites across the Burrup Peninsula and approved by the Murujuga Circle of Elders, the rocks, which do not contain petroglyphs, are a vital part of the rock art monitoring underway on Murujuga. Using cutting-edge techniques and instruments, ChemCentre and Curtin...

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Many hands make plants grow

The MAC and DBCA Rangers, together with volunteers from Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) and Yara, have planted another 1,000 mangrove seedlings at Cowrie Cove. This is the second round of planting undertaken at Cowrie Cove this year and is part of a larger program of revegetation and conservation activity in the Murujuga National Park. MAC Ranger Coordinator, Peter Cooper, said that it is...

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VIDEO FAQs – We all come together for Country

As the custodians of Murujuga, MAC is led by the Circle of Elders and the Board of Directors to speak as a united voice for its 1,200+ members. Protecting and promoting our land, heritage and culture whilst striving to transform the lives of our community is at the heart of every decision MAC makes. About Murujuga; When we talk about Murujuga, we talk about Land and Sea Country....

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Murujuga rock art monitoring program expanded after $11 million State Government injection

An $11 million injection will make the Murujuga Rock Art monitoring program one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind. The State Government announced the upcoming 2022-23 Budget would include $11 million of new funding to enhance and manage the Murujuga National Park. It will include $1.6 million to support the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation’s central role in overseeing the...

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Seeds of success for Murujuga mangrove revegetation

A 1,500sqm degraded area of mangroves in Murujuga National Park to be revegetated. Mangrove seedlings part of Pilbara Ports Authority’s Mangrove Mates program, propagated by students at Baynton West Primary School. Joint planting of the seedlings at Cowrie Cove by DBCA and MAC Rangers, PPA, Baynton West Primary School and Yara. A 1,500sqm area of degraded mangroves in Cowrie Cove...

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Murujuga Commercial Limited announces first business venture Wangarri Crane and Equipment Hire

Murujuga Commercial Limited (MCL) is pleased to announce the official registration of its first business venture Wangarri Crane and Equipment Hire. Wangarri Crane and Equipment Hire has been established as a majority owned Aboriginal business in partnership with renowned, Western Australian, and family-owned crane and lifting equipment hire business, Boddingtons Hire. Wangarri Crane and...

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