Police attempt to break blockade – update Day 30

July 5th, 2011

Day 30   Before first light the police arrived in force. There have been 25 arrests today. Around 100 campers  were woken by police. At least 70 Police ahead of a huge convoy of Browse Joint Venture vehicles including bulldozers and other heavy machinery approached the camp.   In the pre-dawn 7 Police cars were […]

Blockade News, Days 27-29

July 4th, 2011

Day 27 Today many people joined the Goolaraboloo Family at Millibinyarriat  to show support at the beginning of the Lurujarri Heritage Trail. Everyone was welcome to come together and celebrate Reconciliation. The trail is an annual event which has run for many years as a way of bringing cultures together and sharing the stories of […]

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Community protest blockade and camp to save the Kimberley, James Price Point – day 26

July 1st, 2011

Day 26 Today protesters, including senior local Indigenous women, were issued with fines by police – see video below. They stood strong and there was again no clearing or drilling at James Price Point. The blockade is staunch and history is being made…   The day started overcast and slow. Events seemed to be unfolding […]

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Kimberley gas protest camp and blockade manari rd, James Price Point day 25

June 30th, 2011

Day 25 In Perth today Colin Barnett, Woodside and the Kimberley Land Council were re-announcing a deal struck around the threat of compulsory acquisition of James Price Point. Meanwhile at the blockade a foggy morning lifted to clear statements of opposition to the Gas hub proposal and strong arguments from Traditional Custodians who challenge the […]

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Protest to save the Kimberley, manari rd, James Price Point, Kimberley, West Australia update days 22, 23 and 24

June 28th, 2011

Day 22 Another successful morning on the blockade with the script playing out much as it has on other days. Woodside contractor bus and other vehicles turned back, no clearing allowed. The police ‘reality’ show the force turned up again, protesters have told them they do not want to be filmed as we are told […]