Category Archives: Environmental impacts

What Compulsory Acquisition Really Means

An open letter explains that despite Premier Barnett’s latest rhetoric, his compulsory acquisition leaves very little chance for development at James Price Point.

Barnett Browse shift angers EPA

Daniel Mercer, The West AustralianUpdated December 27, 2012, 2:40 am   WA’s environmental watchdog has accused the Barnett Government of undermining confidence in the State’s green approvals process by removing limits on carbon pollution from the proposed Browse LNG development.   Environmental Protection Authority chairman Paul Vogel said lifting pollution conditions on the $40 billion […]

Kimberley at the Crossroads – PDF now available!

In 2010, with the help of Murray Wilcox QC, STK published this beautifully illustrated volume, a ‘case against the gas plant’ in order to educate our politicians of the values of Walmadan and surrounds. We’re making it available online now!

Come In Spinner

The Australian’s Graham Lloyd reports on the recent discovery of a miniature dolphin in the West Kimberley, meanwhile raising serious questions about industry funded science, such as Woodside’s $80 million marine studies in the region.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


Read below to see how world renowned scientists have raised the alarm about this grave threat to the world’s fossil record from our own Kimberley. from the Syndey Morning Herald, April 2, 2011 GAS PLANT FOOTPRINT RISKS TREADING ON ANCIENT TOES Ben Cubby THE world’s longest chain of dinosaur footprints would be broken by a new gas processing plant and […]