Category Archives: Culture

Kimberley James Price Point protest blockade day 10 – John Butler to visit blockade

Day 10   The blockade holds strong turning back Woodside contractors in record time this morning. The big news is about tomorrow morning at dawn when the blockade camp will be joined by musician John Butler, a long time supporter of the campaign to save the Kimberley.   John will join his long time friend […]

Blockade at James Price Point day 6 and 7

Day 6 A day of rest. A vigil over the Bulldozer is successful and no clearing is undertaken. Day 7 A strong showing of traditional custodians and community are continuing the blockade on the Manari road to James Price Point. No heavy machinery or clearing workers are being allowed past. Protestors and Woodside hired security […]

Kimberely James Price Point protests – stopping the bulldozer, stopping the clearing – day 4 and 5 update

Day 4 and 5 Update Day 4, 10th June 2011 – After a night spent keeping a close eye on the bulldozer and other equipment protesters continued holding up the Bulldozer. No clearing has taken place and spirits are resolute. At one stage protesters were literally covering the bulldozer with their bodies. A solidarity action […]

Protest camp at James Price Point – update day3

The protest camp at Waldaman near James Price Point is in positive and strong spirit. After holding up the bulldozer’s progress along the road for another five hours this morning thoughts are turning to the next efforts to protect Country and stop the pre-emptive land clearing. All the folks at the camp would like to […]

Protests continue at James Price Point

Update: all the latest and more photos on our Facebook page Protesters met Woodside contractors on the road to James Price Point north of Broome. A small group who got wind of the movement of bulldozers and other equipment formed a human chain across the road and delayed progress, and a protester chained himself to […]

National Busk against mining the Kimberley

On Monday the 30th of May high profile musicians across Australia joined together for a simultaneous busking session to draw attention to the threat of Gas processing at James Price Point to the environment and culture of the Kimberley. Australian musicians busk against mining The Kimberley Prominent musicians including John Butler, Jimmy Barnes, Rob Hirst […]

The dinosaur footprints of the Kimberley coast – a call to protect our heritage and stop the James Price Point gas hub.

Resources and a call from respected scientist to protect the James Price Point and Dampier peninsula dinosaur tracks.   Resource 1: A Letter by Dr Steven Salisbury, University of Queensland Resource 2: Links to articles and further reading on the subject   1: Future of dinosaur tracks in the west Kimberley, Western Australia The coastline […]

Indigenous people complain of ‘pressure’ in 60-40 support of gas hub, but the fight goes on.

Traditional owners in Western Australia’s Kimberley region say they were forced to sign off on a multi-billion dollar gas hub, set to be built north of Broome. The Jabirr-Jabirr Goolarabooloo people last week voted in favour of the hub being located at James Point Price. There were 164 votes in favour, 108 against and five […]

Big Day Out Guitar Auction (now closed, thank you)

Save The Kimberley Big Day Out Guitar Auction page NOTE – Auction now closed Save The Kimberley is  auctioning a quality guitar, hand painted and signed by 2011 Big Day Out Artists like John Butler, Blue King Brown, Lupe Fiasco, Angus and Julia Stone and plenty more. Read more about Save The Kimberley at the […]

Broome Un-welcome ‘party’ for Woodside as joint venture partners meet in Perth

NO GAS COMMUNITY GROUP MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, 20 January 2011 Broome community offers a Grand NOT welcome to Woodside as JV partners fly in for meeting in Perth Senior figures from Woodside’s Joint Venture (JV) partners in the development of the LNG resource of the Browse Basin have flown in from around the world to […]