Three sacred Indigenous rock paintings at Murujuga, Western Australia, were removed this month to make room for a new A$6.4 billion fertilizer facility.

Archeologists are concerned about this seemingly rushed operation which may damage the most important rock art site in the world and possibly the next Australian UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Image: Image: Shutterstock – Ubirr rock art Kakadu – 365 Focus Photography

Produced By: Cindy Paskalina

Featured In Story: Professor Benjamin Smith – Professor of Archaeology (World Rock Art) at the University of Western Australia

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 17 May 2023