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Is this a folk song for our children?

March 1st, 2009

The forces of Federal Government, the WA State Government, some Local Government development cheerleaders and huge industrial concerns are pressing for the imposition of a Pilbara style industrialisation of the Kimberley on it’s people and environment. What you do about this in coming months will define you and your values.

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Martin Ferguson drops in to Broome

February 20th, 2009

On Saturday, February 7th, Federal Minister for Tourism and Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson, made a brief visit to Broome. Although he arrived on short notice, Ferguson was met by an enthusiastic group of concerned citizens (approx. 40 people) who wished to discuss the implications of building an industrial precinct for LNG processing […]

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Many pollies seek a little "Broome time"

February 16th, 2009

If you’re wondering what’s going on with all these politicians whizzing in and out of Broome, then you are not alone. Colin Barnett, Brendon Grylls and now Martin Ferguson. Their mission: To sell to Broome a Pilbara class industrial precinct. Their combined knowledge of the Kimberley matches their combined stay time in Broome, which amounts […]

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February 15th, 2009

Need we say more? © 2009 Ron Hartvigsen

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Traditional owners left out of negotiations

February 3rd, 2009

Traditional owners of Kimberley land, selected for a gas hub, say they have been left out of negotiations facilitated by the Federal Government. The Djabera Djabera people of Beagle Bay are locked in a long-running native title claim for land that includes the site at James Price Point. The site has been selected by the […]

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