The Tasmanian Government referred its proposal to upgrade and re-open off-road vehicle tracks in the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape to the Commonwealth Minister. The Minister is now required to determine whether the proposal is likely to have a significant impact on the indigenous heritage and natural values of the area.
On behalf of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, we made a strong submission asking the Minister to determine that the proposal would have significant, irreparable impacts and was “clearly unacceptable”.
To read the submission, click here.
For background, click here.