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Compulsory Acquisition announced: WA Premier Colin Barnett accused of bullying Aborigines over land

September 3rd, 2010

News – West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says his government will start the process of compulsory acquisition of land in the Kimberley for a gas precinct. After weeks of threatening compulsory acquisition for the $30 billion Woodside Petroleum-led project, Mr Barnett officially announced the government’s intention to proceed. The move has sparked outrage amongst people […]

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Compulsory acquisition ‘theft’ of land

September 2nd, 2010

ABC NEWS 2 sept 2010 Indigenous academic Mick Dodson has delivered a warning to the WA Premier, describing compulsory acquisition of land for the Kimberley gas hub as theft and an invasion. The Premier Colin Barnett is expected to start proceedings to acquire the land at James Price Point through the courts this week. “What […]

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New Report by Curtin Uni recommends tourism not gas development for the Kimberley

September 1st, 2010

A new study by the Curtin University Sustainable Tourism Centre identifies plans for a massive polluting LNG industrial site near Broome as a serious threat to the Kimberley’s unique and globally-recognised tourism ‘brand’. The report entitled “Kimberley Whale Coast Tourism: A review of opportunities and threats” by Dr Michael Hughes and colleagues from Curtin University […]

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Gas hub in doubt – ABC articles

August 27th, 2010

Aboriginal Traditional Owners warn compulsory acquisition threatens Kimberley gas

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Artists Praise Prices Point Area – August Exhibition

August 26th, 2010

Local artists, Rod Hartvigsen and Kerry Marvell, announce an exhibition of works highlighting the beauty of Walmadan. Read below about this striking body of work, available for viewing to the general public from August 9th to August 15th 2010 at Pinctada, Cable Beach, during regular business hours. The Wonders of Walmadan – A Truly Remarkable […]

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