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New Grampians bans announced: Taipan, Bundaleer 16-Aug-2020 At 9:21:00 PM Martym
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On 14-Aug-2020 dan_b wrote:
>Oh for f*** sake.
>
>Hopefully now that the bush walkersí access also appear threatened another
>user group might start paying attention to this issue.
>
>The full text on Parks website at least acknowledges the importance of
>these cliffs to climbers, but I donít hold my breath for a rapid resolution.

If you were going to pick a time to temporarily close a world renowned tourist destination to evaluate cultural and archaeological issues; surely during a global travel ban while the entire state is in lockdown would cause the least disruption to user groups?
I have no idea what the facts are but I imagine they've seized the opportunity to fast track some of this stuff.

On 15-Aug-2020 MisterGribble wrote:
>And a bit more detail
>https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/08/climbing_banned_on_australias_taipan_wall-72443
I've been following the Onsight blog and the SaveTheGrampians blog; and have to say - the UK Climbing article above has provided more information on indigenous perspective in a short few paragraphs than in the dozens of articles on those other sites.

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