Tag Archives: conservation

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.

Earth Choice Launches Bold TV Ad for the Kimberley

Save The Kimberley teams up with Nature’s Organics to spread our message: the Kimberley is too precious to plunder – there are alternatives to on-shore gas processing in the unique Kimberley.

Global Support On Board

Ben Jones reports the following in this week’s Broome Advertiser (23 December, 2010) – what amazing international support to have, and it’s growing all the time. Global Gas Hub Worry   Environmental groups from around the world have thrown their support behind Kimberley groups fighting the proposed LNG precinct at James Price Point with a […]

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 […]

ABC Stateline reports: Pilgrimage to JPP and Geoffrey Cousins joins the fight

A group of photographers from around WA recently spent several days at James Price Point photographing what Premier Barnett has previously referred to as an “unremarkable” piece of coastline.  The photographers are hoping to raise awareness about the importance of the area, in light of the gas hub proposed at the site.  Dunsborough based collaborating […]

More Unique Kimberley Species Discovered

The astonishing biodiversity of the Kimberley continues to be revealed – increasingly proving its ecological value not only for Australia but for the world.  This article was published in the June 10th edition of the Broome Advertiser. Kimberley species discovered by Ben Jones The Kimberley has proven a hotbed of undiscovered plant life after a recent […]


On its June 4th program, prestigious American ABC TV program, Nightline questions potential industrial development in the Kimberley. In a six-minute Kimberley focused segment called, “The Most Beautiful Place on Earth,” journalist Dan Harris likens the Kimberley to “the Amazon you’ve never heard of“. To watch the piece, go to the link below: http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/beautiful-place-earth-10833119?&clipId=10833119&playlistId=10833119&cid=siteplayer

Premier's plans "fatally flawed"

SAVE THE KIMBERLEY predicts huge national and international opposition to the “indecent haste” of the WA Premier, Colin Barnett’s development plans for Australia’s Kimberley. Describing the Premier’s determination to bring Browse Basin gas onshore as “fatally flawed on many fronts”, chairperson of Save the Kimberley, Peter Tucker, described today’s progress report on his discussions with […]

Walmadany concert for heritage says it in song

On Friday night 5,200 people gathered at Male Oval, Broome to hear from some of Australia’s most highly regarded musicians and the cream of local talent join together to say no to industrial development in the Kimberley.

Save The Kimberley meeting in Sydney "Electric"

The first Save The Kimberley public meeting on the east coast of Australia was attended by around 100 people who filled the room and spilled out into adjoining corridors. People from across the Northern Beaches who have visited or lived in the Kimberley and some who had travelled from as far as Wollongong, 150 kms […]