Thursday, August 11, 2011

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 563 QUESTION WITHOUT NOTICE (Of which some notice has been given) Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Hon Robin Chapple to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs.
With regard to Woodside's ground breaking work at James Price Point and the risk of
damage to registered Aboriginal sites, I ask:
(1)Has the Department of Indigenous Affairs completed their investigation into this
(2)If no to (1), when will the investigation be completed?
(3)Has the Department prepared a report of the investigation?
(4)If yes to (3) will the Minister table the report?
(5)Is the report to be considered by the Aboriginal Cultural Materials Committee?
(6)When will (or did) the Aboriginal Cultural Materials Committee meet to consider
this report?

I thank the Hon. Member for some notice of this question.
(1) No
(2) The investigation is ongoing.
(3) The report is in preparation but not complete.
(4) Not applicable.
(5) No. The site disturbance investigation report, pr~pared under t~e provisions of section
17 of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972, is not requued to be consIdered by the ACMe.
(6) Not applicable.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs

1 comment:

  1. I have read something about the ACMC, but this area is new to me; is it a good thing or a bad thing that they are not involved, excuse my ignorance? pam