Ancient indigenous rock art suffers deterioration due to vandalism


The Burrup Peninsula located within the remote site of Western Australia is home to the worlds largest concentration of Indigenous rock art.

Despite the site’s ancient and irreplaceable history the state government has yet to grant the Burrup peninsula world heritage status. Unfortunately the site has still faced many problems with defacement due to the lack of strides taken by the government to prosecute instances of vandalism that have occurred.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution