World Heritage Listing on the cards for indigenous rock art

Image: 'Rock Art' by Lisa Mayne on flickr

Last week WA Premier Colin Barnett called for the Burrup Peninsula to be the first cultural site in Australia to be nominated for UNESCO world heritage status.

Burrup is home to over a million rock carvings from Australia’s first peoples, and is in immediate danger from the ongoing industrialization of the area.

Conservationists and Government officials are teaming up to help save this part of Australian history.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution