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“Speaking with one voice” – WA’s changes to Aboriginal Heritage law rejected at bush meetings

“Speaking with one voice” – WA’s changes to Aboriginal Heritage law rejected at bush meetings

Be careful what you pray for. By proposing to strip away protection for Aboriginal people’s heritage across the board, and throughout the State, the Barnett Government appears to have unwittingly conjured up a strong, united and angry Aboriginal coalition which is now mobilising against the AHA amendments.

Roadkill of the week – Coucal Pheasant. Dunmarra, Stuart Highway, NT

Roadkill of the week – Coucal Pheasant. Dunmarra, Stuart Highway, NT

The call of the Coucal Pheasant is an iconic sound of summer across the Top End - a bubbling, ventriloqual, quickening and falling "boop, boop, boop" that booms through the thick scrub where these birds are typically found.