Greens leader Bob Brown has thrown his full support behind Save The Kimberley trying to halt the compulsory acquisition of land at James Price Point for a $30 billion gas precinct.

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Greens campaign against gas land grab, Flip Prior, The West Australian September 16, 2010, 12:10 pm

Excerpt: Greens leader Bob Brown has thrown his full support behind campaigners trying to halt the compulsory acquisition of land at James Price Point for a $30 billion gas precinct.

(left to right) Senator Rachael Siewert, Traditional Custodian and STK co-chair Neilo McKenzie, John Butler, Albert Wiggan, Greens leader Bob Brown, Law boss and custodian Joe Roe and STK Director Kevin Blatchford (front)

Senator Brown called on Premier Colin Barnett to reverse his decision and the venture partners to find an alternative site.

Kimberley representatives Joseph Roe, Neil McKenzie and Albert Wiggan met with Senator Brown in Canberra yesterday to express their anger over a “lack of information, consultation and representation” during discussions and to seek his support.

Senator Brown said the group had struck him as “impressive, honest and devoted people” and questioned why alternative sites for the precinct were not being considered…

After the meeting, all four men appeared on stage with WA musician and activist John Butler at a Canberra gig last night, to publically state their position.

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