Indigenous custodians of Kakadu National Park have accused Parks Australia of using “dirty tactics” in asking for court action relating to alleged sacred site offences to be dropped.
- Parks Australia has invited the sacred sites watchdog to consider dropping its court action
- The request is made in a letter committing to repair relationships with Kakadu’s Indigenous custodians
- The court case relates to the construction of a walking track that allegedly impacted a sacred site
Parks Australia, which jointly manages the park with traditional owners, is currently facing charges related to the allegedly unauthorised construction of a walking track near the popular Gunlom Falls infinity pool.
The Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority…