Axis of change

AN ALLIANCE formed in the wake of the Juukan Gorge disaster that includes Indigenous leaders and some of Australia’s most powerful land councils wants a moratorium on works that could damage Aboriginal heritage and for Aboriginal heritage laws to be improved urgently.

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An image of Juukan Gorge taken on May 15 before the blast

Comprised of 15 organisations, the heritage alliance will work with federal and state governments to overhaul heritage laws the groups claim are balanced too far in industry's favour.

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