Urgent Call for changes to the Relics Act
THE DESTRUCTION OF TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL HERITAGE CONTINUES
The Mercury, May 26 2016:
Ancient Aboriginal cave art defiled
The vandalism of two hand stencils by the River Derwent has prompted Aboriginal leaders to call for tougher penalties for the destruction of indigenous heritage.
ABC news, May 26th 2016:
Vandals deface 8,000-year-old Indigenous art in Tasmania
"The Government knows the 1975 legislation is outdated and inadequate and Minister Groom is liaising closely with the Aboriginal Heritage Council on the ...
Click here to view the Mercury article
"To me, it's a dying art form,"
Tony Burgess says, plucking down from a muttonbird on Babel Island.
Babel Island birding 2015
ABC online article
please click here to view: Community Meeting
Click on the link below to listen to the discussion between Ryk Goddard and Ahslee Murray, Cultural Promotions Officer at Burnie TAC.
The discussion is in relation to 10 February 1828 anniversary of the massacre reported by George Augustus Robinson of 30 Aboriginal people at Cape Grim. The Aboriginal community have regained access to the site which has been held privately since 1840. Ashlee Murray regularly takes people to the site. Can it ever be healed?