Author Archives: Sweep

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. […]

Media Stories and links for December 2011

  From a landmark Supreme Court case outcome to financial and economic woes slowing down investment decisions, December was a newsworthy month for those interested in the proposed Browse gas hub.   Woodside gas plant doubts Peter Ker, Rania Spooner, December 20, 2011 Sydney Morning Herald HOPES that Woodside Petroleum will abandon plans to build […]

Welcome to Save The Kimberley.

We are an independent awareness organisation and exist to engage and educate the Australian and international community about the threat to the Kimberley Coast and its inland wilderness areas posed by gas and large-scale industrial development proposals. Save the Kimberley does not oppose development. We are not-for-profit, volunteer run and unlike any environmental, cultural, social […]

Save The Kimberley T-shirt design competition

  Save The Kimberley T-shirt design competition competition runs from 09 November at 20:30 – 13 December at 23:30 The time has come for Save The Kimberley to conjure up a new design for our wonderful t-shirts! We will be hosting a competition to create this new design. This competition is open to the public […]

Kimberley national heritage listing announcement

  Today at One Arm Point at the top of the Dampier peninsula in the Kimberley West Australia Tony Burke announced national heritage listing for parts of the West Kimberley.  This announcement has been welcomed by most as long overdue recognition of the outstanding and world class natural and cultural values of the Kimberley, including […]

Protest Camp Continues Whilst Locals Celebrate Broome at Cable Beach

Week 6 of the Blockade:  Wed 13 July – Wed 20 July   The protest continues – while pre-emptive clearing is occurring a James Price Point community opposition continues and is growing. The video at the bottom of this entry tells the story. Meanwhile, the Broome community is moving to an unprecedented level of action. […]

Competition winner – catalyst for change – letter writing

  A huge thanks to all of you who participated in our Catalyst for Change promotion.   Our first winner is ‘MW’ for her timely letter to Minister Burke, reprinted below. We have also reprinted a couple of other excellent entries (also with names changed to initials). We hope this will inspire more people to keep […]

Candlelight Vigil Follows Riot Police Aggression at Blockade

  Week 5 – Wed 6th to 13th June 2011   What a week. The events of Tuesday the 5th of July will not be forgotten. The way in which over 80 police took a long and disturbing day to literally push the protest blockade out of the way has left a strong impression on […]

Police attempt to break blockade – update Day 30

Day 30   Before first light the police arrived in force. There have been 25 arrests today. Around 100 campers  were woken by police. At least 70 Police ahead of a huge convoy of Browse Joint Venture vehicles including bulldozers and other heavy machinery approached the camp.   In the pre-dawn 7 Police cars were […]

Blockade News, Days 27-29

Day 27 Today many people joined the Goolaraboloo Family at Millibinyarriat  to show support at the beginning of the Lurujarri Heritage Trail. Everyone was welcome to come together and celebrate Reconciliation. The trail is an annual event which has run for many years as a way of bringing cultures together and sharing the stories of […]