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Traditional owners to close Kakadu site over ‘lack of respect’ for sacred areas by Parks Australia – ABC News

The Kadadu National Park area of Gunlom will be closed to the public just as the peak tourism season kicks off, after a meeting of traditional owners agrees that…

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The Kadadu National Park area of Gunlom will be closed to the public just as the peak tourism season kicks off after traditional owners agreed that Parks Australia had “a lack of respect” for their sacred sites.

  • The chairperson of the Gunlom Land Trust said they agreed to close all public access until the ongoing court case was settled
  • Parks Australia stands accused of impacting a sacred site by upgrading a walking path without approval
  • In the latest court hearing, Parks Australia raised “constitutional…

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