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  • Juukan Gorge inquiry examines the role of government

    Tomorrow, the inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge will meet two Western Australian agencies with a key role in the Juukan Gorge tragedy—the Registrar of Aboriginal Sites and the Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 19 November 2020


  • Juukan Gorge—investing in social responsibility

    Following its visit to Juukan Gorge, the inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge will meet with superannuation fund HESTA and resources giant Fortescue—two stakeholders who highlight the importance of responsible engagement between the corporate sector and Traditional Owners.

    Media release issue date: Monday, 16 November 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry to visit destroyed sites

    After a COVID-19 delay, the inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge will finally travel to Western Australia next week to see the damage first hand.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 29 October 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry hears from key stakeholders

    The parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge will hold three public hearings next week where it will hear from witnesses including the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura Aboriginal Corporation (PKKP), Rio Tinto, and the Western Australian (WA) Government.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 9 October 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry considers legal issues

    The parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge, will tomorrow hear from the Law Council of Australia and the Association of Mining and Exploration Companies (AMEC), an eclectic mix of stakeholders with a strong interest in Native Title and Indigenous heritage laws.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 1 October 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry ‘visits’ WA

    Issues with travel to Western Australia can’t stop the parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge, with the Northern Australia Committee set to virtually go West next week to speak to Western Australian stakeholders.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 18 September 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry to question BHP

    The parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge will continue tomorrow with a public hearing featuring BHP.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 16 September 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry – statement on Rio Tinto resignations

    The Northern Australia Committee has welcomed news of the resignations of senior Rio Tinto executives in the wake of the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 11 September 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry continues

    Despite having to postpone its planned visit to Western Australia because of difficulties associated with interstate travel and the Western Australian Government’s recent changes to its quarantine directions, the Northern Australia Committee remains determined to pursue its inquiry into the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 10 September 2020


  • Juukan Gorge inquiry commences public hearings

    As part of a Federal Parliament inquiry into the destruction of the Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge the Northern Australia Committee is tomorrow holding a public hearing by teleconference with key stakeholders including Rio Tinto, the Australian Government and the Government of Western Australia.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 6 August 2020


  • Parliamentary inquiry into destruction of Indigenous heritage sites

    The Northern Australia Committee has commenced an inquiry into the destruction of the Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 18 June 2020





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    About this inquiry

    An inquiry into the destruction of 46,000 year old caves at the Juukan Gorge in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
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