Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority prosecuted an organisation 10 years ago …

Comment on Whittling away at sacred sites protection by Dr Wrongo.

Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority prosecuted an organisation 10 years ago for damage to this site while trying to put in a bike path.
Now it seems AAPA think its OK to do further damage to this site against custodians’ wishes.
AAPA called Doris Stuart as one of their main witnesses in that court case, now they avoid talking to her. AAPA seem to have no ethics and are clearly not about protecting Aboriginal areas but rather about trying to find ways around custodians to allow damage to their sites.
Development at any cost.
And while we are on the subject of cost $800,000+ seems a ridiculous amount of taxpayers money to pay for a couple of hundred yards of bike path, when there is a perfectly good bike path running parrallel a hundred yards away. How much of that cash will get into the hands of the gammon custodians?

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Whittling away at sacred sites protection
Mr Scambury understands that the proposed removal of this tree is acceptable to custodians but Mr Scambury and AAPA are not consulting with senior custodians.
And what is the Arrernte council thinking.
They were fined for damaging this site now it seems its open slather.


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