Category Archives: General information

Local Action, Global significance – what is happening in the Kimberley?

Local Heroes A dedicated group of local community members are standing up for what is right and preventing multi-national companies from undertaking drilling and establishing a ‘beach head’ on the culturally significant, scenic and environmentally sensitive Kimberly coast. This group of normal community members are doing extraordinary things. These everyday heroes are working in moral […]

What is going on at James Price Point?

Save The Kimberley has been paying attention to what is happening on the ground and offshore from James Price Point and we are not pleased with what we see. The proposed major gas and industrial hub proposed for James Price point is now referred to by the state government as the ‘Browse LNG Precinct’  in […]

Broome No Gas march and rally = biggest in Australia?

On Sunday 17th October 2010 over 2000 Broome locals marched from the Male oval to Town Beach to say “No Gas on the Kimberley Coast”. Considering the population of Broome we think this might be the biggest march and rally ever held in Australia (per capita)?  – If the same percentage of the population marched […]

A tribute to Malcolm Douglas – adventurer, conservationist, Kimberley legend and Save The Kimberley Director.

Save The Kimberley is mourning the loss of Save The Kimberley Director  Malcolm Douglas who died in a tragic car accident and was found in the morning 23 September 2010. Malcolm was an inspirational man. Save The Kimberley will miss him and he leaves an important legacy.     Save The Kimberley are continuing our […]

Greens leader Bob Brown has thrown his full support behind Save The Kimberley trying to halt the compulsory acquisition of land at James Price Point for a $30 billion gas precinct.

News: Greens campaign against gas land grab, Flip Prior, The West Australian September 16, 2010, 12:10 pm Excerpt: Greens leader Bob Brown has thrown his full support behind campaigners trying to halt the compulsory acquisition of land at James Price Point for a $30 billion gas precinct. Senator Brown called on Premier Colin Barnett to […]

Community kayak protest at James Price Point

Kayakers approached the Woodside exploratory drill rig at James Price Point and made a symbolic attempt to tow the rig away to send a clear message to joint venture partners Shell, Chevron, BP and BHP and the State Government “Save the Kimberley – No Gas on the Kimberley Coast” In the wake of the WA […]

Compulsory Acquisition announced: WA Premier Colin Barnett accused of bullying Aborigines over land

News – West Australian Premier Colin Barnett says his government will start the process of compulsory acquisition of land in the Kimberley for a gas precinct. After weeks of threatening compulsory acquisition for the $30 billion Woodside Petroleum-led project, Mr Barnett officially announced the government’s intention to proceed. The move has sparked outrage amongst people […]

New Report by Curtin Uni recommends tourism not gas development for the Kimberley

A new study by the Curtin University Sustainable Tourism Centre identifies plans for a massive polluting LNG industrial site near Broome as a serious threat to the Kimberley’s unique and globally-recognised tourism ‘brand’. The report entitled “Kimberley Whale Coast Tourism: A review of opportunities and threats” by Dr Michael Hughes and colleagues from Curtin University […]

Save The Kimberley – On Tour With the John Butler Trio

Save The Kimberley is proud to be joining the John Butler Trio (JBT) for their Australian Tour beginning in Perth on the 29th August and culminating in the Kimberley (Broome) 27th September 2010.

Do you Fish ? Well remember you also vote

Broome waters are internationally recognised as a Fishing Mecca for recreational fishing  . It is a sustainable industry that has some of the worlds best light tackle sports fishing. This has been Bringing tourists to the region for the past twenty years.  The proposed gas hub at James Price Point threatens the prised Sailfish and Marlin grounds which are just […]