Category Archives: News

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Perth Rally to Protect the Kimberley – Save The Kimberley

Protect the Kimberley- Community Rally! Save The Kimberley supported The Wilderness Society and the Protect the Kimberley alliance in organising a rally in the heart of WA Premier Colin Barnett’s electorate of Cottesloe. The rally was held November 28th, 2010 @ 11am at the Cottesloe Civic Centre, Main Lawns. Indigenous Custodian and Save The Kimberley […]

Marine and National Park announcements in the Kimberley

The WA Premier Colin Barnett announced Friday the 22nd October proposals for marine parks in the North Kimberley, Camden Sound, Roebuck Bay and 80 mile beach, and a change in tenure for the Regent River nature reserve. Conservation groups have slammed the proposals as ‘claytons parks’ offering little real protection and as ‘greenwashing’ and a […]

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 […]

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 […]