Canning Stock Route

Canning Stock Route: First rock art dates

Scientists say some of the Canning Stock Route’s rock art is between 2 – 3,000 years old.

They were using a new method that only requires a tiny speck of paint to be removed, for analysis in the USA.

However the method only works for paintings containing charcoal or other organic matter.

They say underlying red ochre paintings may be much older.

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014 Aboriginal Comments Off

Mercedes cars limp along the Canning Stock Route

Six out of seven Mercedes four-wheel-drive vehicles broke their rear shock absorbers on a demonstration run.

The company had staged a run down the Canning Stock Route to promote it’s G-Wagons.

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Saturday, July 13th, 2013 Business and finance, Environment Comments Off

Halls Creek: Woman to walk Canning Stock Route

A woman with severe hearing and eye disorders plans to walk from Halls Creek to Wiluna.

Sharyn Mitchell, 47, of Secret Harbour south of Perth, will be supported by three other women.

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012 Halls Creek Comments Off

Canning Stock Route: Bike ride for charity

Ten men have been riding postie bikes up the Canning Stock Route to raise funds for charity.

They are due in Halls Creek today.

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Friday, August 26th, 2011 Halls Creek 204 Comments

Travel: Canning Stock Route

The West Australian’s Rob Robson explains new permit requirements for aspiring Canning Stock Route travellers.

A polite phone call, he says, may also result in suprisingly useful and friendly advice.

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Saturday, April 9th, 2011 Aboriginal 136 Comments
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