Blocking the go-kart track to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage on Mount Panorama has brought both elation and disappointment.
- The Federal Environment Minister, Sussan Ley, has signed a 10-year protection order for a site at the top of Mount Panorama-Wahluu
- The site was earmarked for the go-kart track in 2015 but is sacred to some local Aboriginal people
- The proponent, the Bathurst Regional Council, said it will consider the ramifications of the decision
The Bathurst Regional Council earmarked a site at Mount Panorama-Wahluu for a go-kart track in 2015, but the Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley announced emergency protection in March.
It came after lawyers acting for the Wiradyuri Traditional Owners Central West…