rock art

World’s largest study of air quality impacts on rock art engravings delivers first-year report

The most extensive scientific study to date to examine the impact of industrial air emissions on the rock art engravings of Murujuga, today released a report on results from the first year of field and laboratory research. The Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program, led by Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) in partnership with the WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER), is...

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Surveys for Murujuga National Park Access Road confirm cultural and natural riches

Surveys conducted for a new National Park access road and day-use areas in the northern section of Murujuga National Park have confirmed the area’s extraordinary cultural and natural riches, while highlighting the need for sensitive infrastructure design. The surveys, comprising Aboriginal heritage, fauna and geo-technical studies, were conducted this year on behalf of Murujuga Aboriginal...

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Statement by Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation regarding Woodside Energy

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) provides the following statement in order to clarify misinformation in a recent media report. The statement is attributable to MAC’s CEO, Mr Kim Wood: “Contrary to a statement by a commentator in  story aired last night on GWN, MAC does not support nor oppose Woodside Energy. “MAC’s only role throughout the approvals process on any project...

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Custodians remain confident of World Heritage Listing for the Murujuga Cultural Landscape

Traditional Owners and Custodians for Murujuga in the Pilbara region of Western Australia remain unwavering in their support for the Indigenous led nomination for World Heritage Listing of the Murujuga Cultural Landscape. Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) is made up of Members from five groups –Yaburara, Mardudhunera, Ngarluma, Yindjibarndi, and Wong-Goo-Tt-Oo – the Traditional Owners...

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Rangers help create rock art monitoring qualifications

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) Rangers are helping to create a suite of university-level micro-credentials for monitoring the rock art of Murujuga – the first of its kind in Australia. Developed by Curtin University in support of its participation in the Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring Program that is led by MAC and the WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, the...

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MAC 2022/23 Annual Report online now

Our 2022/23 Annual Report is now available online. Read about updates on our members, strategic achievements, key projects and more. To read the report, click here: MAC 2022/23 Annual Report. For more information,...

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MAC celebrates World Ranger Day 2023

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation celebrated World Ranger Day on 31 July 2023 by releasing this short video. https://youtu.be/yI1IT8gPtoI?si=eqhw7RwIBl1zijHQ For more information, email:...

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Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation appoints CEO

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Kim Wood was recently appointed by the MAC Board of Directors and will commence work in October. Mr Wood is an experienced CEO and Chair with private sector and government experience. Most recently, Mr Wood worked at the Queensland Productivity Commission as inaugural Principal...

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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 achieve. For more information,...

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