Upcoming events

 

Byron Bay Blues Festival Guitar Project 2012 – Tickets only $5 each and all proceeds go to Save The Kimberley

An amazing array of awesome musicians including John Paul Jones from Led Zepplin and Ziggy Marley signed this guitar. The guitar project is a great support to our important work at Save The Kimberley. Circle of one have been fantastic and we are very thankful for the support from so many high profile musicians.

“Hopefully this guitar goes to a happy player and the money made will help the cause to preserve one of the most special places on earth, The Kimberley” John Butler.

Signed by: Alabama 3, Ashleigh Mannix, Backsliders, Bobby Alu, Ben Mayne & Bob Malone from John Fogerty, Blue King Brown, Brian Setzer, Candi Staton, Canned Heat, Carus Thompson, Claude Hay, Crosby Stills & Nash, Dallas Frasca, Donovan, G3, Eagle and the Worm, Eugene Hideaway Bridges, Harry Manx, Jimmy Barnes, John Butler Trio, John Paul Jones from Led Zeppelin, Josh Pyke, Kim Churchill, Mama Kin, Maceo Parker, Marshall O’ Kell, Melbourne Ska Orchestra’s front man Nicky Bomba, Mojo Blues men, Oli Brown, Richard Clapton, Sea Sick Steve, Steve Earle, Sublime, Tribali, Trombone Shorty, Tijuana cartel, Vusi Mahlaselia, Watussi, Weddings Party’s Anthing, Wolfmother (Andrew), Yes, Yann Tiersen, Zappa plays Zappa, Ziggy Marley.

Payment available by bank transfer to: Circle of One Foundation – Westpac BSB 032514 ACC 202650 or paypal tickets@circleofonefoundation.org.au
Circle of One Foundation is a non profit organisation helping to raise funds and awareness for different issues in the world we live in. “By helping other organisations we become a circle and connect as one.”

 

Save The Kimberley Fundraiser Sunday, 8 January 2012, 7 pm, Mojos Bar Fremantle

Raising money to promote the sustainability and conservation of the Kimberley environment by donating all door sales from this show at Mojos towards the cause.

Big thanks to all the artists for agreeing to put their energy towards this great cause!

SOREYA – World Fusion dance artist will be collaborating with Didge player (Julian Silburn) and percussionist (Mikeleza) to present a story told through movement.

ZARM – Local reggae legends have confirmed they will be donating their positive vibrations!

THE CRUX (Freo Funk) will be getting the party JUMPING!

Beleza Samba School bring their big drumming sounds and fantastic dancers to the stage to finish the night with a big bang!


 

 

Sat December 17 2011 Save The Kimberley warehouse party in Melbourne.

SAVE THE KIMBERLEY (melbourne) PRESENTS:

The 20 Ovens Warehouse will play host to some of Melbourne’s favourite live acts on Saturday 17th December.

Heading the line-up will be electro-rap collective POLO CLUB and hip-hop outfit LOTEK [UK] with special guest KAK HAND [...NZ].

 

 

Worldwide, ends 12 December 2011 Original art auction

Amazing one off artworks by high profile artists Missy Higgins, John Butler, Xavier Rudd, Kev Carmody and Helen Norton and great T-shirts available now!!!

 

 

 

 

Adelaide, 10 December Kimberley Culture Festival

15:00 – 20:00 Location: Elder Park, Adelaide

Kimberley Cultural Festival is a community event to raise awareness of the cultural and environmental significance of the Kimberley region, which is under threat from proposed gas and industrial development.

A family friendly day with bands, guest speakers, stalls, food, fundraising and an opportunity for the Adelaide community to show their support for the people of the Kimberley and Broome who are fighting to maintain their way of life.

 

 

 

 

Broome, 10 December Nowhere else but here celebration rally

Meet at 3.30pm at Male Oval Chinatown for a walk to… Town Beach at 4.15pm. At Town Beach listen to updates from Community and guest speakers, enjoy live music from some of the best local musicians, watch short films from local film-makers highlighting the best of the year, and eat great food from a muticultural selection of food stalls.

Bring water, your best banners, and a sense of fun!

 

Sydney 19 November  -  Cans for Country, Songs for change! 8pm Location: Empire Hotel Annandale

So we’re putting on a super sick show with super sick bands, to help raise funds and awareness to aid in the fight against the WA Government and Woodsides attempted destruction of the Kimberley Coast…$12 at the door

Chris Duke and the Royals

Anarchist Duck

Ebolagoldfish

Steel City All stars

Nudist Colonies of the World

 

Bendigo – October 23,  A Benefit for the Kimberley

14:00 – 22:00 Location: The Golden Vine Hotel 135 King St Bendigo, Australia

A day of community fun and action. Bands, performers, films and speakers – Facebook event page

 

SydneySept 9th, Community meeting, Manly

 

Adelaide Kimberley rally, Postponed – a bigger better event is already being planned, date and details soon!

 

Denmark – Aug 19th - Kimberley Colours, auction and event, Civic Centre 7pm

A night for Denmark to show their support , for the sacred land rights of our indigenous brothers and sisters in the Kimberley. Entry $5

Information and a short movie collage will be shown about what is going on right now in the North West of WA regarding sacred land being cleared . We invite our talented musicians to come and create some great vibes for this special event, after the live music we will have DJ dance music, please bring an object which you are happy to have auctioned.

 

Melbourne Aug 14th, Kimberley rally, State Library, 12pm

The KEEP THE KIMBERLEY public rally will be held in response to Woodside’s liquefied natural gas hub proposed for James Price Point (Walmadan) near Broome. Rally goers strongly oppose this development and are calling on federal politicians to stop the project going ahead.

Featured on the day will be live performances from some of Australia’s finest musicians – Dan Sultan, Shane Howard, Liz Stringer and Tanya Ransom. Guest speakers will include Goolarabooloo – Jabirr Jabirr Traditional Owner Neil McKenzie, Glen Klatovsky (The Wilderness Society), Kevin Blatchford (Save The Kimberley) and Martin Pritchard (Environs Kimberley).

“The Kimberley is one of the world’s last remaining wilderness areas. Australians from all walks of life appreciate and feel a connection with its sweeping landscapes, magnificent coastlines and wild rivers, its vast numbers of plant, marine and wildlife species. The Kimberley is rich in indigenous culture and possesses a unique social, environmental and historical quality that forms the fabric of our rare Australian identity,” Kevin Blatchford said.

“The LNG gas hub would destroy this as it is the thin edge of the wedge and unless we act now to protect this pristine region, it will end up being devastated like the Pilbara,” said Mr Blatchford.

The event will form part of a broader campaign coinciding with rallies in Byron Bay, Perth and Denmark (Western Australia) to raise awareness about the proposed LNG hub. Media Release FINAL-1

 

Perth – August 9th, Community Forum, The Palms Community Centre, Cnr Nicholson & Rokeby Rds, Subiaco 6:30-8pm

Special guest speakers: dinosaur footprint expert Dr Steve Salisbury; Traditional Owner Neil Mackenzie (Save The Kimberley Co-Chair)

Join us for a community forum on the proposed Woodside gas hub at James Price Point on the Kimberley coast. Learn about some of the reasons why the area is so significant locally, nationally and internationally. Also, find out what the alternatives are for processing Browse Basin gas: float it, pipe it or save it for our future! For more information: click here

 

Bike To Broome: Perth launch: Bike to Broome launch, Aug 21st, Sunday (11am-noon), The Murray St. mall, Perth City Broome arrival: BBQ at Town Beach, Aug 26th, Friday (5pm-sunset), Town beach, Broome

 

Tuesday 2nd August – Family picnic to greet Minister Burke

Location: Parkland opposite Mercure hotel, Broome. – Bedford memorial park corner Hamersley and Weld streets.

Time: 10am – 5pm with a particular focus on 12:30 -1:30pm

 

 

Federal Environment and Communities Minister Burke has accepted our invitation to come to Broome and meet with Save The Kimberley (see our invitation letter below) and the Broome community. Lets show him how much we want him to use his powers under the EPBC Act to stop the gas proposal at James Price Point and complete the heritage listing process for the Kimberley started some years ago.

 

Bring the following:

* Something to eat
* Something to drink (NO ALCOHOL)
* Something RED to wear
* Banners with positive messages
* Posters with positive messages
* A sense of fun

We want to make sure that Mr Burke understands the strong sense of family and community here in Broome, so bring your positive messages and best behavior.

 

Letter inviting Minister Burke to Broome:

P.O. Box 2702

Broome, Western Australia 6725

www.savethekimberley.com

info@savethekimberley.com

 

May 24, 2011

The Honorable Tony Burke, MP

Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population, and Communities

P.O. Box 6022

House of Representatives, Parliament House

Canberra, ACT 2600

 

Dear Minister,

 

We write to you on behalf of the people who cherish the natural values and  the cultural heritage of the Kimberley.

Save The Kimberley is an awareness organization  which has grown rapidly on the simple platform to prevent environmentally destructive, heavy polluting industry taking hold in the Kimberley – indisputably  Australia’s (and one of the world’s) last great wildernesses.  While Save The Kimberley is not opposed to the responsible exploitation of the Browse natural gas reserves to the benefit of ALL Australians, we are vehemently opposed to the proposal of a massive Greenfields LNG processing hub being built at James Price Point just north of Broome on a stretch of pristine coastline rich in a living aboriginal culture and  treasure-trove of marine bio diversity, anthropology, archaeology and  palaeontology.  There are several far less environmentally damaging and  far more socially acceptable alternatives to James Price Point, all of which are demonstrably cheaper and will deliver first gas to the market sooner.

The communities of Broome and Dampier Peninsular, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, have been thrown into turmoil by the proposal and are overwhelmed by its implications. Notwithstanding the certain awful environmental impact such a development would have on this beautiful place, in the first instance, an ugly sense of polarization has gripped our community.

So it is with some sense of urgency, and with full knowledge of the position you hold, that we invite you to Broome at your earliest convenience to meet with Save The Kimberley with a view to filling in any gaps you may have in your understanding of the environmental, social and cultural issues here in Broome and the Dampier Peninsular relating to this proposal.

Save The Kimberley will provide secure and comfortable venues to meet, introduce you to significant people and, should your schedule allow, would welcome the opportunity to show you more of our unique Kimberley environment.

Yours sincerely,

Neil McKenzie                                                     Mark Jones

Director and Co-chair                                          Director

Save The Kimberley                                            Save The Kimberley

 

 

 

Saturday 16th July – Broome business JPP information meeting

Location: Broome Convention Centre, Federick st
Time: Saturday, 16 July 2011 17:00

This event organised by the business community of Broome – Learn more about the potential impact of proposed development at James Price Point on local business. Featuring Geoffery Cousins (Businessman and former adviser to John Howard, Gary Slee (Chartered Accountant and former board member Karratha chamber of commerce) and MC’ed by Dr. Anne Polina (Business Owner). Facebook event page

 

Sunday July 17th – Broome families community event to save the Kimberley
3-5pm on Cable Beach in Broome.

Location: Cable Beach, Broome
Time: Sunday, 17 July 2011 15:00

The families of Broome are planning the biggest event to save the Kimberley ever held! We need everyone who can to be there. Invite everyone you know from all across the Kimberley and the country to join us in a celebration of family and community.

The Pigram Brothers and musical friends will entertain the crowd.  Alan and Steve Pigram, Mitch Torres and Dr Anne Polina recently returned from Canberra where they met with politicians, they have returned with a renewed purpose and a positive message for the families of Broome. They encourage everyone to attend this community event to show the companies and the politicians that we care for the Kimberley and see a better future. Facebook event page for Broome families event.





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  • Karen Leavy

    The Kimberley’s are in danger of being taken over by greedy filthy money hungry pig’s. Why should we let this happen… the general consensus of those that i talk to about it is a shrug and, ‘its gonna happen anyway’. it is this kind of attitude that allows oil and gas cartels take over our environment and dictate to us what we do with our land… whether we like it or not. I ask you all to draw a line in the sand. Stand strong and proud and protect our country, our land and our precious environment!!
    Save the Kimberley’s……. She has saved us plenty of times… let us give back to the land that we love!!!

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  • Leslie Staines

    With the mining of minerals and gas in Australia and the Government supporting companies from overseas you will not save anything of value in Australia wether its a national park or native ground the mining of minerals is out to destroy what ever it takes to get the gas or minerals from anywhere in this country and the Kimberlies will be destroyed as well. If you are going to save anything in Australia now you will to become a radical and cause injury or death to the ones who are rapeing this country this will be the only way for ministers and Government to sit up and take notice of what exploration is doing to Australia.

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