Climbing Uluru in the of Australia's Northern Territory is banned. Uluru is a sacred site in Australian culture. It is the world's rock and used to be called Ayers Rock. It is now off- to climbers because of its importance to the people. It has attracted tourists for . Tourists went there in large to climb the rock. However, it is a sacred site in Anangu culture. The Anangu people campaigned for the .
Most visitors respected an ban in 2017. Only 16 per cent of climbed it. A local man who grew up in a village near Uluru spoke about its . He said: "That place is a very place. That's like our ." He added: "We don't want you to climb the rock. All of our are on the rock." He believes tourists who climbed Uluru had no . Another resident said he would be allowed to climb Australia's .