Burrup rock art battle goes international

ANCIENT rock art on the Burrup Peninsula could finally be afforded the protection it deserves, with the Western Australian government lending its support for the Burrup to be World Heritage listed.

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WA ministers and Indigenous groups at the signing of the World Heritage listing agreement.

The Burrup Peninsula, or Murujuga, hosts about 500,000 petroglyphs, with some of the engravings thought to be about 45,000 years old.

There are also a number of sacred ceremonial sites on the Burrup.

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