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Impact 25 Awards – Vote for Peter Jeffries

We are pleased to announce our CEO Peter Jeffries has been nominated for an Impact 25 Award. The awards celebrate Australians who are dedicated to positive social change and embody the values of the social sector. The nomination provides MAC with an opportunity to raise awareness and advocate our mission, vision and values with individuals, groups and organisations across Australia and...

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December news: Murujuga Commercial Limited recruiting, Future Forum, NAIDOC Week and more

As the end of the year arrives, I want to take the time to reflect on the last 12 months – as it has certainly been more eventful than we could ever have anticipated. In this months newsletter, we talk about; Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation's 2020 AGM Our newly released Annual Report Murujuga Commercial Limited recruiting WA Museum Boola Bardip World Heritage Update...

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2019-2020 Annual Report Released

Our Annual General Meeting held on Friday, 20 November was a great success. Thank you to everyone who attended. Our 2019-2020 Annual Report is now available online and includes updates on our members, achievements, key projects and more. Click here to read the...

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October news: 2020 Annual General Meeting, State Budget & Trial Oyster Project

Welcome to our newsletter for October. Many projects at MAC have started to take shape over the past few months and it is exciting to share some of these achievements with you. In this months newsletter, we talk about; MAC 2020 Annual General Meeting 2020-21 Federal Budget WA State Budget Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill Tropical black lip oyster trial project Murujuga...

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Hatchery-bred oysters transferred to Pilbara trial sites

Establishing a commercial Tropical Rock Oyster industry in the Pilbara is a step closer with more than 30,000 hatchery-grown spat (juvenile oysters) transferred to new trial sites off the Karratha coast as part of the WA Tropical Rock Oyster Research and Development project, as announced by the Minister for Regional Development and Minister for Fisheries today. In partnership with Murujuga, who...

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Ngajarli rock art viewing boardwalk officially reopened and Tentative World Heritage List celebrated

New $1.3 million Ngajarli Trail now open First recreation site developed within Murujuga National Park Local businesses crucial to construction of the project Visitors to Murujuga National Park now have improved access to viewing culturally significant rock art with a new walking trail and signage. The Ngajarli Trail will showcase a site, which is the easiest area in the national...

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WA Recovery Plan injects $150 million into State’s tourism industry

The McGowan Government has made an $150 million tourism package investment to support Western Australia's tourism sector as it responds to the impacts of COVID-19, as part of the WA Recovery Plan. Many of the State's natural icons are set to undergo major improvements, which will create a pipeline of jobs, help get people back into work, and people out visiting the WA attractions and...

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Murujuga Expo announced for Monday 27 July 2020

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) are excited to announce the first Murujuga Expo! Supporting MAC members and the local community in achieving their business and employment goals, we would love to see all our MAC members and community members attending, everyone is warmly welcome. Monday 27 July 2020 10am – 2:30pm Roebourne TAFE 5 Fraser Street, Roebourne Free entry Door...

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Seabed search uncovers Australia’s first underwater Aboriginal sites and 8500-year-old artefacts

Archaeology discovery project discovers Australia’s first subsea-level Aboriginal archaeological sites and historic artefacts on the northwest Dampier Archipelago seafloor. More than 269 artefacts mapped across multiple sites dating thousands of years. Remote sensing technology and scientific divers help reveal significant missing links in the region’s cultural history and...

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Three UWA projects receive $3.1 million in national research funding

A project that aims to learn more about WA’s ancient past through rock art and climate change in the Dampier Archipelago, research into ways of enhancing wellbeing in Australians and scientists examining community experiences of urban development, have received a combined $3.1 million in research funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. The funding, announced...

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