- avoid impacting the 12 known Aboriginal sites
- engage cultural monitors to accompany recovery teams to assist with locating and retrieving landed rockets/components from the ground
- adhere to AAR’s Aboriginal Heritage Discovery Protocols, which provide for the management and reporting of Aboriginal heritage discoveries.
Are there any Aboriginal sites located within the application area?
The central archives, maintained by AAR on behalf of the Premier, contain records for nine Aboriginal sites within the application area. Another three have been recorded and will be placed into the central archives soon.
A map showing the general location of these 12 sites can be found here.
How does the Applicant intend to manage Aboriginal heritage while undertaking rocket-test launch activities?
The Applicant advises that it does not consider that any disturbance or adverse impacts to any known Aboriginal heritage within the application area would result from its proposed activities.
To appropriately manage Aboriginal heritage within the application area, the Applicant has agreed to:
The Applicant advises that despite its best efforts to avoid known heritage sites, factors outside the Applicant’s control could possibly result in impacts.
Please refer to the Consultation Information Pack for detailed information about the Applicant’s proposed measures to manage Aboriginal heritage within the application area.
Will there be a public meeting to discuss this proposal?
Yes, a public meeting will be held from 10:00 am on Thursday 10 June 2021 at the Far West Aboriginal Sporting Complex at Bergmann Drive, Ceduna SA 5690. Lunch will be provided for attendees. For catering purposes it would be appreciated if you could RSVP to AAR on (08) 8226 8900 or via DPC-AAR.CIR@sa.gov.au if you wish to attend.