Category Archives: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Intense Paranoia Rules at Uluru

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Responding to Baloney (aka lies) about Uluru

The ABC News website has today run a story based on an interview with the panoramic photographer, Ken Duncan. The story, titled “Snappers want ‘Ulu-rules’ eased” can be seen here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/08/26/2993756.htm The story was posted just after 9 am this (Thursday) morning … Continue reading

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Kata Tjuta … as seen from Way Above

If there is anything that makes a total mockery of the ineffectual attempts by park administrators at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to rid the world of so-called “inappropriate” images of the park’s World Heritage-listed landscape, then it is the astounding footage … Continue reading

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This “Captured Image” Supports Freedom of Expression

This image shows an erosion feature on the north-east side of Uluru. It is known to Anangu as Mala Wati but for most non-Anangu it was often referred to as “The Brain”. And for a fairly obvious reason. It looks like a … Continue reading

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Some Further Thoughts about Talinguru Nyakunytjaku

I’m by no means the world’s best graphic artist so please forgive me a bit for what I have done with this map … but I do think that it is clear enough to serve its purpose. This is a map of Uluru … Continue reading

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Ten Years of the EPBC Regulations

Today, July 5th, marks the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the Australian government’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Regulations. Signed into law by then Governor-Governor William Patrick Deane and the Environment Minister of the time, Robert Hill, the EPBC … Continue reading

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Uluru “Strip-Tease” Prompts Faux Outrage

The story below was originally submitted to the Northern Territory News. It should have been used in the July 3, 2010 edition as a Saturday Extra column but seems to have disappeared into the ether. ************************************************** Our mighty rock, Uluru, … Continue reading

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Uluru Strip Causes Faux Outrage

The Sunday Territorian has reported today on French-born exotic dancer Alizee Sery who climbed Uluru recently and did a tame semi-strip tease which was filmed. You can see the article and a short interview that she did with reporter Daniel Bourchier at http://www.ntnews.com.au/article/2010/06/27/159265_ntnews.htmlContinue reading

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It’s A Wonderful View from Talinguru – Absolutely Not

In October 2009, Margot Marshall, the Director of Public Affairs at Parks Australia, told The Weekend Australian that the new Talinguru Nyakunytjaku Viewing Area would “provide stunning views at all times of the day.” I wonder if she still thinks … Continue reading

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Credit Card Advertisement Uses Uluru

Can anyone see the big red rock in this picture? Hint. The big red rock is in the bottom right-hand side of this screen capture from the internet. So you did see it? Well-spotted!! What do you think this big … Continue reading

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