Do you think Australia should close Uluru to climbers?

People are only paying huge sums of money to go see Uluru so they can climb it. Don't underestimate Australia's tourism industry, it brings valuable dollars to local people. 200 Aboriginals are directly employed in helping tourists climb the rock, you will make them unemployed if you close this facility. I... show more People are only paying huge sums of money to go see Uluru so they can climb it. Don't underestimate Australia's tourism industry, it brings valuable dollars to local people. 200 Aboriginals are directly employed in helping tourists climb the rock, you will make them unemployed if you close this facility.

I respect everyone's cultural beliefs, religions and traditions but if you can monitise a stupid red rock then do it. Having money will help you far more than having a spiritual landmark.

When you get cancer you will need a lot of money for treatment, a stupid rock will be useless. Charge people a decent sum of money to climb it if they are stupid enough to pay.
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