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Large sandstone rock formation in Australia

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Uluru: Large sandstone rock formation in Australia
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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The end of Uluru's long, quiet conflict which baffled both sides

Last 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 Age - Published

The Uluru climb ban is in effect, but new tourism opportunities could empower traditional owners

The Anangu community of Mutitjulu stands in stark contrast to the sleek tourism infrastructure in the neighbouring town of Yulara.
SBS - Published

Videos for Uluru


'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban [Video]'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban

Climbing ban is recognition of spiritual significance to indigenous people of monumental rock in heart of Australia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published

Australia's Uluru closed amid strong winds [Video]Australia's Uluru closed amid strong winds

Visitors queueing up to climb Australia's famous Uluru on Friday before it permanently closes expressed their disappointment when the rock was closed because of bad weather. But the high winds died..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:59Published

 

Uluru closure a pyrrhic win for Indigenous exceptionalism

Our nation has mastered passing off symbolism as hope. Land rights, handovers, apologies, statements from the heart and now closing a rock.
The Age - Published

Not just Uluru: Traditional owners are fighting to ban climbing on other sites

Indigenous 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.
SBS - Published

Morrison defends absence at Uluru events

The minister for indigenous Australians wants a united approach towards constitutional recognition and how a voice to parliament would work.
SBS - Published

'Can't be in two places at once': Scott Morrison defends Uluru absence

Labor politicians have questioned why the Prime Minister and the Indigenous Affairs Minister did not travel to Uluru on the weekend.
SBS - Published

Scott Morrison slammed for not attending Uluru closure celebrations

Labor politicians have questioned why the Prime Minister and the Indigenous Affairs Minister did not travel to Uluru on the weekend.
SBS - Published

Uluru's owners mark moment with rock stars

Anangu 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 - Published

SBS World News bulletin: 27/10/19

SBS 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..
SBS - Published

Voices on the desert air praise the unchaining of Australia’s heart

In languages as old as time, song rose above the red dunes to celebrate the end of outsiders climbing Uluru.
The Age - Published

Uluru finds a new peace

The elders of the Anangu, owners of Uluru and vast tracts of country around, declared themselves satisfied, and spoke of a new beginning.
The Age - Published

Forget the 'slow-offs', these were the real last climbers on Uluru

In 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.
The Age - Published

As Uluru rests for the first day in decades, traditional owners look to the future

The 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.
SBS - Published

Celebrations and tears from traditional owners as Uluru climb ban begins

The last of hundreds of visitors who flocked to Uluru to climb have returned to the ground allowing a permanent ban to come into force.
SBS - Published

Traditional owners welcome Uluru climb ban after hundreds of tourists rush to scale sacred site for the last time

The last of hundreds of visitors who flocked to Uluru to climb have returned to the ground allowing a permanent ban to come into force.
SBS - Published

Australia's Uluru closes to climbers for good after decades-long fight

Australia'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..
Reuters - Published

Uluru rock climb officially closed after hundreds of tourists scale sacred site on final day

A permanent climbing ban came into force at 4pm Australian Central Time on Friday, after decades of campaigning by Uluru's traditional owners.
SBS - Published

The sacred Uluru rock climb has finally been closed

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.
SBS - Published

A ban on climbing Uluru is about to start

Uluru will be closed to climbers from this Saturday, ending a controversial chapter in the history of the sacred Aboriginal site.
SBS - Published

Australia's Uluru opens to climbers for last time ahead of ban

Hundreds 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..
Reuters - Published

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.
SBS - Published

'A curse will fall on all of them': Despite wild weather, hundreds expected to climb Uluru in final hours before ban

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.
SBS - Published

Time for respect: It's right to return rock to traditional owners

No, Pauline Hanson, you don't get it. A climbing ban at Uluru is not the same as closing Bondi Beach.
The Age - Published

Wild wind spoils climbers' party as clock ticks down to Uluru closure

Too hot on Thursday, too blowy on Friday - people wanting to take one last turn up the iconic monolith are being frustrated by the elements.
The Age - Published

Tourists line up to scale Australia's Uluru hours ahead of climb ban

Hundreds 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..
Reuters - Published

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.
SBS - Published

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.
The Age - Published

A controversial chapter in Uluru's long history will close this weekend for good

It'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..
SBS - Published

Don't silence our Voice, minister: Uluru leaders condemn backward step

After years of building consensus for a Voice to Parliament, Indigenous leaders say Aboriginal minister Ken Wyatt is backtracking on First Australians' hopes.
The Age - Published

A 12-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after falling 20m while climbing Uluru

The incident comes less than two weeks before a ban preventing people from climbing the sacred landmark comes into force.
SBS - Published

Outrage as visitors crowd Uluru in final weeks before climb ban

A photo showing the path up Uluru clogged with climbers - just weeks before a ban to climb it comes into force - has outraged many Australians.
SBS - Published

Pauline Hanson's Uluru warning dismissed by NT government

Uluru 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.
SBS - Published

NT govt dismisses Hanson's Uluru warning

Uluru 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.
SBS - Published

Pauline Hanson's Uluru stunt gets mixed reaction

Pauline Hanson has climbed Uluru, but the stunt has had some with mixed reviews.
SBS - Published

Young Muslims travelling across rural Australia to challenge misconceptions about Islam

The road trip will see young men from six cities visit more than 50 rural towns on the way to a gathering at Uluru.
SBS - Published

'A stunt': Senator Pauline Hanson slammed for plans to climb Uluru ahead of ban

Senator Pauline Hanson is set to scale Uluru as part of her campaign to keep the climbing route open for visitors.
SBS - Published

I climbed Uluru, but I wish I had not

We don't have the "right" to climb Uluru any more than we have the "right’ to abseil the Great Pyramid.
The Age - Published

Uluru climbing ban won't kill tourism, rangers say

The Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park has rejected criticism from commentators that closing Uluru to climbers will kill tourism in the area.
SBS - Published

Pauline Hanson compares stopping Uluru climbers to 'closing down Bondi Beach'

Pauline Hanson has weighed in on the Uluru climbing ban.
SBS - Published

Tourists flock to climb Uluru before it closes, ignoring wishes of traditional owners

Uluru has been inundated with tourists hoping to climb the World-Heritage listed site before a climbing ban comes into effect on 26 October.
SBS - Published

Battle to bring back controversial Uluru blimp flies into court

Two businessmen and the Indigenous operator of the Uluru resort are fighting in the NSW Supreme Court over the future of the business.
The Age - Published

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