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Dynamic Melbourne Team Joins STK

November 11th, 2011

2011 saw a number of milestones within the Kimberley campaign, from the controversial Kimberley Land Council vote to the formation of the Manari Rd blockade and the quite contentious West Kimberley Heritage Listing. These events sparked a nation-wide reaction amongst the community, politicians and environmental and human rights groups. Save The Kimberley has always been […]

Kimberley national heritage listing announcement

August 31st, 2011

  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 Continues Whilst Locals Celebrate Broome at Cable Beach

July 15th, 2011

Week 6 of the Blockade:  Wed 13 July – Wed 20 July   The protest continues – while pre-emptive clearing is occurring a James Price Point community opposition continues and is growing. The video at the bottom of this entry tells the story. Meanwhile, the Broome community is moving to an unprecedented level of action. […]

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Competition winner – catalyst for change – letter writing

July 10th, 2011

  A huge thanks to all of you who participated in our Catalyst for Change promotion.   Our first winner is ‘MW’ for her timely letter to Minister Burke, reprinted below. We have also reprinted a couple of other excellent entries (also with names changed to initials). We hope this will inspire more people to keep […]

Candlelight Vigil Follows Riot Police Aggression at Blockade

July 9th, 2011

  Week 5 – Wed 6th to 13th June 2011   What a week. The events of Tuesday the 5th of July will not be forgotten. The way in which over 80 police took a long and disturbing day to literally push the protest blockade out of the way has left a strong impression on […]