Category Archives: Environment

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 and blockade, James Price Point, days 12 and 13

Day 12   Day 12 dawns and the blockade is holding strong but as always numbers out on country are needed. What a great achievement so far, keep it up! A smaller than normal convoy has been turned back today and a few tired stalwarts are in need of a rest. Looking forward to seeing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Public meeting in the Blue Mountains to help save the Kimberley

FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE SEA – YOU CAN HELP PROTECT THE KIMBERLEY A very successful meeting in the Blue Mountains was recently held. SATURDAY 7 MAY 2011, 4 PM WENTWORTH FALLS SCHOOL OF ARTS – SPEAKERS: TARA CAMERON Blue Mountains Conservation Society MURRAY WILCOX QC Retired Judge & author of “The Case Against the […]

STK and TWS Press Ministers in Canberra

Representatives from the Wilderness Society, Save The Kimberley, and the Broome community recently went on a whirlwind trip to Canberra, meeting with numerous ministers and their staff. The following article from the Broome Advertiser followed-up their travels. Kimberley Case at Canberra by Amy Williams, 31 March, 2011 Save The Kimberley frontmen Neil McKenzie and Albert […]