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Australian Heritage Council's report - Dampier Archipelago

Scott Ludlam 15 Jan 2013

Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications
Legislation Committee

Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio
Supplementary Budget Estimates, October 2012
Program: Division or Agency: 5.1: HWD Question
No:
124
Topic: Australian Heritage Council's report - Dampier Archipelago

Senator Ludlam asked:
1. On what date was the Australian Heritage Council's report on the World Heritage values of the rock art of the Dampier Archipelago handed down to your department.

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SBS a great part of our nation

The Australian Greens welcomed this evening's launch of the Friends of SBS by praising the broadcaster as "a vital service bringing Australians of diverse backgrounds together".

Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam said SBS is an important cultural institution and deserves adequate public funding.

"SBS was the first multicultural broadcaster established in the world. Today SBS radio transmits in a different language every hour and more than seven million viewers watch SBS TV in 63 languages every week.

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Burrup Peninsula, surrounding rock art protection

Scott Ludlam 26 Aug 2011

 

Question No. 692

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, in writing, on 15 June 2011:
In regard to an explosive event conducted by Holcim Australia at their quarry on the Burrup Peninsula on the afternoon of 1 April 2011:

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Heritage contingency planning and assessments 2011-12

Scott Ludlam 19 Aug 2011

Senate Question No. 690

Senator Ludlam asked the Minister representing the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, in writing, on 15 June 2011:
(1) What contingency planning has been undertaken by the department to deal with the reduction in funding for heritage core tasks such as identifying heritage places and providing statutory protection advice.

(2) What full-time equivalent staff numbers are being considered in contingency planning by the department to deal with the reduction in funding for heritage.

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James Price Point

Scott Ludlam 6 Jul 2011

Senator SIEWERT & Senator LUDLAM: To move:
That the Senate—

(a) condemns the heavy handed tactics of the Western Australian Government which has instructed Western Australian police to forcibly remove locals from the road blockade at James Price Point, arresting elderly women, traditional owners and custodians;

(b) acknowledges the concern in the Broome community about the regional impact of the Browse development at James Price Point; and

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