Dinosaur footprints could stymie Broome marina site chosen after decades of discussion

Written on the 19 March 2017

Dinosaur footprints could stymie Broome marina site chosen after decades of discussion National Heritage-listed dinosaur footprints at the site recently chosen for a new Broome marina could upset plans that have taken decades to negotiate, according to a stakeholder group.

An agreement was recently reached between government stakeholders and Indigenous traditional owners after a report found the site between Entrance Point and Riddell Point on the West Australian coast did not impact on Aboriginal heritage.

But National Heritage-listed dinosaur footprints at the proposed marina site are likely to be a hurdle to development, according to a spokesperson from the Dinosaur Coast Management Group (DCMG) which includes community members, scientists and the Department of Parks and Wildlife.

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Sourc: ABC Kimberley


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