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Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as Uluru / Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs.
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One year since the Uluru climb closed, Traditional Owners are also marking another anniversaryTraditional Owners in the Northern Territory are on Monday marking 35 years since the land rights to Uluru were handed back, and this year there’s added significance with it being one year since..
Aus aboriginal site named world's 3rd best place to seeUluru or the Ayers Rock, the sacred Aboriginal site in Australia's Northern Territory (NT), was on Thursday named as the world's third-best places to see. The ranking was featured in the Lonely...
Google removes Uluru virtual walk from Street ViewParks Australia had requested user-generated images from the sacred site be immediately removed.
'A dingo's got my baby!': NZ-born mum still cops abuse from strangers 40 years onIt has now been 40 years since New Zealand-born Lindy Chamberlain, her husband and young family went camping at Uluru.What happened that night, on August 17, 1980, has left her shaken to this day.Her..
Uluru community call for continued closure of airport to stop coronavirus spreadThe community of Mutitjulu, inside the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, has written to state and federal governments to delay the 1 August reopening of a nearby airport due to fears of coronavirus..
Uluru climb closure opens door for cultural tourismA new plan for Uluru aims to see more tourists engaging in cultural activities in the wake of the climbing ban.
The end of Uluru's long, quiet conflict which baffled both sidesLast Friday a long stand-off ended. A sign announced the Uluru climb was closed permanently. Tony Wright and Alex Ellinghausen were there to capture it.
The Uluru climb ban is in effect, but new tourism opportunities could empower traditional ownersThe Anangu community of Mutitjulu stands in stark contrast to the sleek tourism infrastructure in the neighbouring town of Yulara.
Uluru closure a pyrrhic win for Indigenous exceptionalismOur nation has mastered passing off symbolism as hope. Land rights, handovers, apologies, statements from the heart and now closing a rock.
Not just Uluru: Traditional owners are fighting to ban climbing on other sitesIndigenous groups continue to push back against public access to sacred sites across the country in an effort to preserve areas of historical and spiritual importance.
Morrison defends absence at Uluru eventsThe minister for indigenous Australians wants a united approach towards constitutional recognition and how a voice to parliament would work.
'Can't be in two places at once': Scott Morrison defends Uluru absenceLabor politicians have questioned why the Prime Minister and the Indigenous Affairs Minister did not travel to Uluru on the weekend.
Scott Morrison slammed for not attending Uluru closure celebrationsLabor politicians have questioned why the Prime Minister and the Indigenous Affairs Minister did not travel to Uluru on the weekend.
Uluru's owners mark moment with rock starsAnangu people have celebrated with non-indigenous people and rock stars to mark the end of the Uluru climb even if it's an uphill battle to improve their lot.
SBS World News bulletin: 27/10/19SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news including; IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi believed dead, Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies and Uluru traditional owners..
Voices on the desert air praise the unchaining of Australia’s heartIn languages as old as time, song rose above the red dunes to celebrate the end of outsiders climbing Uluru.
Uluru finds a new peaceThe elders of the Anangu, owners of Uluru and vast tracts of country around, declared themselves satisfied, and spoke of a new beginning.
Forget the 'slow-offs', these were the real last climbers on UluruIn the end, a group of 15 men who had held out all day on the summit of Uluru competed in a weird "slow-off" to grab the title of the last climber on the rock. None of them achieved it.
As Uluru rests for the first day in decades, traditional owners look to the futureThe day after the Uluru climbing ban was finally introduced, traditional owners have marked the historic occasion by reflecting on their long fight for the rights to their homeland.
New dawn for Uluru as climb closure ends decades of disrespectAs the sun rose over Uluru this morning, on the first day since Anangu closed the climb , traditional owner Sammy Wilson said the rock would finally have a “well-earned rest”. Small groups of..
Celebrations and tears from traditional owners as Uluru climb ban beginsThe last of hundreds of visitors who flocked to Uluru to climb have returned to the ground allowing a permanent ban to come into force.
Controversy in Australia as sacred indigenous site is closed to hikersUluru, the 1,140-foot monolith formerly known as Ayers Rock, in Australia's Northern Territory, is officially being closed to climbers after today. It is considered a sacred site to the area's..
Climbers scramble up Australia's sacred rock Uluru for the last timeIndigenous population has fought for years to keep people off the giant rock, and henceforth anyone trying to climb it faces a hefty fine
Traditional owners welcome Uluru climb ban after hundreds of tourists rush to scale sacred site for the last timeThe last of hundreds of visitors who flocked to Uluru to climb have returned to the ground allowing a permanent ban to come into force.
Australia's Uluru closes to climbers for good after decades-long fightAustralia's Uluru officially closed to climbers for good on Friday, although the last visitors to scale the sacred rock were allowed to stay until sunset, as a permanent ban takes effect after a..
Uluru rock climb officially closed after hundreds of tourists scale sacred site on final dayA permanent climbing ban came into force at 4pm Australian Central Time on Friday, after decades of campaigning by Uluru's traditional owners.
The sacred Uluru rock climb has finally been closedA permanent climbing ban is expected to come into force at 4pm Australian Central Time on Friday, after decades of campaigning by Uluru's traditional owners.
Climbers rush to beat ban on Australia's rock UluruA climbing ban on a sacred site called Uluru marks indigenous Australians finding a new voice in national decision-making. (Oct. 25)
A ban on climbing Uluru is about to startUluru will be closed to climbers from this Saturday, ending a controversial chapter in the history of the sacred Aboriginal site.
Australia's Uluru opens to climbers for last time ahead of banHundreds of tourists clamored up Australia's Uluru on Friday, the day before a permanent ban on climbing the sacred rock takes effect following a decades-long fight by indigenous people to close the..
The sign facing everyone deciding to climb Uluru today: 'It’s sacred – please don’t climb'A permanent climbing ban is expected to come into force at 4pm Australian Central Time on Friday, after decades of campaigning by Uluru's traditional owners.
'A curse will fall on all of them': Despite wild weather, hundreds expected to climb Uluru in final hours before banA permanent climbing ban is expected to come into force at 4pm Australian Central Time on Friday, after decades of campaigning by Uluru's traditional owners.
Time for respect: It's right to return rock to traditional ownersNo, Pauline Hanson, you don't get it. A climbing ban at Uluru is not the same as closing Bondi Beach.
Wild wind spoils climbers' party as clock ticks down to Uluru closureToo hot on Thursday, too blowy on Friday - people wanting to take one last turn up the iconic monolith are being frustrated by the elements.
Tourists line up to scale Australia's Uluru hours ahead of climb banHundreds of tourists formed long queues to climb Australia's Uluru soon after dawn on Friday, the day before a permanent ban on the climb takes effect following a decades-long fight by indigenous..
Big numbers expected on final day of climbing at Uluru before 'going back to normal'After the last climber comes down from Uluru on Friday workers will immediately begin removing all evidence anyone was ever allowed on the rock.
Tourists climb Australia's Uluru before ban kicks inThese tourists could be some of the last to climb Australia's sacred Uluru, before a ban kicks in.
Uluru climbing ban: Tourists to scale sacred rock for final timeHuge crowds are expected to scramble up Australia's Uluru on Friday before a ban on the climb...
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Jayson from Vegas flies in for final hike up 'symbol of all Australia'US globetrotter Jayson Dudas wants to be one of the last people to conquer the ancient monolith he still insists on calling Ayers Rock.
A controversial chapter in Uluru's long history will close this weekend for goodIt's the most iconic natural landform in Australia, sacred to the Anangu people and admired by tourists from around the world, but after a highly-charged debate, Uluru will be closed to climbers from..
Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb?Tourists are scrambling to climb Australia's rock before it is closed to respect Aboriginal wishes.
Don't silence our Voice, minister: Uluru leaders condemn backward stepAfter years of building consensus for a Voice to Parliament, Indigenous leaders say Aboriginal minister Ken Wyatt is backtracking on First Australians' hopes.
A 12-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after falling 20m while climbing UluruThe incident comes less than two weeks before a ban preventing people from climbing the sacred landmark comes into force.
Outrage as visitors crowd Uluru in final weeks before climb banA photo showing the path up Uluru clogged with climbers - just weeks before a ban to climb it comes into force - has outraged many Australians.
Pauline Hanson's Uluru warning dismissed by NT governmentUluru will enjoy strong tourist numbers into the future, NT Tourism Minister Lauren Moss says, after Pauline Hanson's call for a lifting on the climbing ban.
NT govt dismisses Hanson's Uluru warningUluru will enjoy strong tourist numbers into the future, NT Tourism Minister Lauren Moss says, after Pauline Hanson's call for a lifting on the climbing ban.