The Juukan Gorge inquiry finds urgent reform is needed to protect sacred sites.

By Patricia Karvelas for ABC RN Drive 

A federal inquiry into the destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters has recommended urgent changes to cultural heritage legislation to protect sacred sites across the nation.

The report comes almost 18 months after mining company, Rio Tinto, blew up the 46,000-year-old caves in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Jamie Lowe, CEO of the National Native Title Council, gives us his response to the report’s findings.

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