Sunday Tasmanian - - News -

RE­GARD­ING Abo­rig­i­nal rock art and Lake Mal­bena devel­op­ment, so much has been taken from Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple and the only re­main­ing ma­te­rial ev­i­dence of their cul­ture and her­itage seems to be in rock art, mid­dens and sa­cred places.

Ac­cess to these sites is a mat­ter to be de­cided by them, no one else. If they de­cide not to share them with us nonA­bo­rig­i­nals we need to re­spect that. If they do per­mit ac­cess then it seems to me the only peo­ple to be mak­ing money out of vis­its to their cul­tural sites are the Abo­rig­i­nal de­scen­dants from that area. Mar­ion Mar­ri­son Ta­roona

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